2 results for month: 07/2015


Weekly Newsletter – 07/19/2015

Here’s a quick overview of the past week’s major political events: Donald Trump reveals his net worth. Color us green – with envy, or embarrassment. Donald Trump filed his personal financial disclosure this week, and we were gobsmacked. Everyone believed The Donald had a ton of money, but few – including us! – would have guessed he was worth $10 billion. Hmmm. That means he could write a $1,000 check to every likely GOP caucus or primary voter in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, and still have … about $9.5 billion left. A look at the candidates’ financial pictures Federal Election Committee reports filed this week show ...

Thoughts on an Endorsement in IL-18 Special Election

The decision to endorse a candidate for office is one of the most important decisions we make at Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF). Consequently, a lot goes into it – probably more than even most of our supporters realize. We begin by doing our research on the political environment in the district, and on all the candidates involved. We look at legislative vote histories and interest group scorecards where we can, and we talk to our local supporters on the ground in the district. We speak with others in the Conservative Movement – leaders and activists affiliated with other groups, or allied Members of Congress or a state legislature – ...