December 6 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Illinois Republican Party chairman Tim Schneider resigning – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/il-republican-party-chairman-tim-schneider-resigning/8561047/
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Schneider’s term was supposed to run through May 2022. He’s a former Cook County commissioner who became Illinois Republican chairman in 2014 when Bruce Rauner, a Republican, was governor. Democrats control state government, although Republicans in the recent election helped defeat Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan to overhaul Illinois tax rates. Lake County GOP chairman Mark Shaw tried to challenge Schneider for the party post two years ago but accepted the title of party co-chairman for conservative and grassroots outreach, the Chicago Tribune reported.)
— Rudy Giuliani admitted to hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/rudy-giuliani-hospitalized-after-covid-19-diagnosis-sources/8558701/
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Trump rally in Georgia: President pushes baseless election claims while urging voter turnout.”
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-challenges-vote-results-while-urging-turnout-in-ga/8552059/
— Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 7,598 cases, 76 coronavirus deaths Former State Sen. Martin Sandoval dies from COVID-19 complications, attorney says
https://abc7chicago.com/health/il-reports-7598-new-covid-19-cases-76-deaths-reported/8556558/

NBC5
— Biden’s Plan to Forgive Student Debt Could Have Limited Economic Benefits, and Carry Risks – Jeff Cox
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business/money-report/bidens-plan-to-forgive-student-debt-could-have-limited-economic-benefits-and-carry-risks/2387610/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Pressure mounts on Biden to make diverse picks for top posts (DIERSEN: According to the Democrats, the more of the following that you are, the less diverse that you are: conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Christian, Protestant, Italian American, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/pressure-mounts-on-biden-to-make-diverse-picks-for-top-posts
— Failing report cards: Schools say that 38 to 79 percent of remote students getting Fs – Carolyn Thompson
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/failing-report-cards-schools-say-that-38-to-79-percent-of-remote-students-getting-fs

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— CDC says people should wear masks indoors as COVID-19 infections spread at record levels in United States – ANNA EDNEY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-covid-19-updates-20201205-s6trgpbgingjbomz5ri6wzy2hy-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Fact-check: Yes, conservatives did share false post about Pritzker’s daughter Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Republican elected officials, propaganda sites and radio hosts were sharing a story that falsely claimed a picture showed his teenage daughter violating COVID rules. The governor is correct. – BGA (DIERSEN: Has Pritzker taken legal action against the person who posted the picture?)
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/12/6/22154241/pritzker-daughter-meal-social-media-covid-coronavirus-republicans-masks-social-distance-politifact

DAILY HERALD
— Voting by mail is here to stay. What will change in suburbs in 2021? – Russell Lissau
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201205/voting-by-mail-is-here-to-stay-what-will-change-in-suburbs-in-2021
— OBITUARY: Elizabeth Martinez
https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailyherald/obituary.aspx?n=elizabeth-martinez&pid=197231401&fhid=4161
(FROM THE OBITUARY: A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 9, from 10 am until 12 pm at the Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory, 516 S. Washington St., Naperville. A graveside service will immediately follow at the Naperville Cemetery.)

BEIDELMAN KUNSCH
— OBITUARY: Elizabeth Martinez
https://www.beidelmankunschfh.com/obituaries/Elizabeth-Martinez?obId=19134535
(FROM THE OBITUARY: A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 9, from 10 am until 12 pm at the Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory, 516 S. Washington St., Naperville. A graveside service will immediately follow at the Naperville Cemetery.)

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Attacking Lin Wood, Dan Crenshaw Shows True Colors
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/05/wood120520/
— Mancow Promotes Possible Gubernatorial Candidacy on Newsmax
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/05/mancow-promotes-possible-gubernatorial-candidacy/
— Crooked Ex-Democratic Party State Senator Dies of Coronavirus
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/05/crooked-democratic-party-state-senator-dies-of-coronavirus/
— McHenry Police Suicide Calls
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/05/mchenry-police-suicide-calls/
— McHenry County Not in Line for Early Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Because of Low Death Rate
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/04/mchenry-county-not-in-line-for-early-coronavirus-vaccine-distribution-because-of-low-death-rate/
— Ed Vrdolyak Gets Eighteen More Months + Crystal Lake Connection
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/04/ed-vrdolyak-gets-eighteen-more-months/
— Kyle Rittenhouse Family Launch New Fundraising Site with Fiduciary Oversight
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/04/rittenhouse120420/
— IL-06/IL-14: High Times in the U.S. House
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/06/more120620/
— And in Rockford Health Department Closes Businesses
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/06/and-in-rockford/
— Indiana Push to Triple Cigarette Tax Will Decrease Smuggling into Illinois
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/06/indiana-push-to-triple-cigarette-tax-will-decrease-smuggling-into-illinois/
— National Unemployment Way Down Compared to Illinois’
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/12/05/national-unemployment-way-down-compared-to-illinois/

POLITICO
— Biden’s 100-day mask plan ‘a good idea,’ Trump’s vaccine chief says “It’s never too late,” said Moncef Slaoui, the scientific head of Operation Warp Speed. – CONNOR O’BRIEN
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/12/06/bidens-mask-plan-trumps-vaccine-chief-443231

FOX NEWS
— Violence erupts between Trump supporters, critics at Washington state protests – Peter Aitken
https://www.foxnews.com/us/violence-erupts-between-trump-supporters-critics-at-washington-state-protests

BLAZE
— Crowd at Trump rally in Georgia lashes out at ‘traitor’ Fox News: ‘We trusted you!’ There were boisterous chants of ‘Stop the steal!’ and ‘Fight for Trump!’ – Paul Sacca
https://www.theblaze.com/news/trump-supporters-attack-fox-news-rally

PJ MEDIA
— Rep. Adam Kinzinger and the Future of the GOP – RICK MORAN
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2020/12/06/rep-adam-kinzinger-and-the-future-of-the-gop-n1194498

CNN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump’s ‘mountains of misinformation’ at rally not helping.”
https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/06/politics/geoff-duncan-trump-georgia-rally-cnntv/index.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Trump rants about his election grievances in Georgia, even though it may hurt the GOP.”
https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/05/politics/donald-trump-kelly-loeffler-david-perdue-coronavirus-election/index.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— Giuliani has tested positive for the coronavirus, Trump says. – Maggie Haberman
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/06/world/giuliani-has-tested-positive-for-the-coronavirus-trump-says.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Fewer High School Seniors Seek College Financial Aid, Raising Concerns About Their Plans Despite schools’ efforts to provide virtual college counseling during the pandemic, aid applications are down almost 17% from last year – Melissa Korn
https://www.wsj.com/articles/fewer-high-school-seniors-seek-college-financial-aid-raising-concerns-about-their-plans-11607176800

FORBES
— It’s Obvious That Companies Don’t Want To Hear About Their Diversity Issues – Janice Gassam Asare (DIERSEN: Democrats an RINOs use Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion to get rid of Republicans.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/janicegassam/2020/12/06/its-obvious-that-companies-dont-want-to-hear-about-their-diversity-issues/

BLOOMBERG
— Trump Calls Vote ‘Rigged’ at Rally for Georgia GOP Senators – Jordan Fabian and Jennifer Jacobs
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-05/trump-attacks-ally-in-georgia-ahead-of-senate-campaign-trip

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “White Evangelicals Made a Deal With the Devil.” and asks ” Now What?”
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/12/white-evangelicals-made-a-deal-with-trump-now-what.html

DAILY MAIL
— Teachers in San Diego are forced to attend ‘white privilege’ training where they are told they’re racist and asked to commit to becoming ‘anti-racist’ activists. Training is mandatory for all teachers within San Diego Unified School District. The teachers are reportedly asked to discuss how they would feel if they are called racist and asked to acknowledge that they meet on land stolen. Teachers are also reportedly asked to commit to becoming ‘anti-racist’ activists. (DIERSEN: Are you White? Under the Democrats and under the RINOs, soon, if not already, you will be forced to attend “White Privilege” training. Will you attend? Will you accept being called a racist? Will you become an “anti-racist” activist and help White-haters get rid of Whites once and for all?)
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9023881/Teachers-San-Diego-forced-attend-white-privilege-training.html

November 18 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 8,922 new coronavirus cases, 140 deaths; Tier 3 restrictions announced by Gov. Pritzker
https://abc7chicago.com/health/il-reports-8922-new-covid-19-cases-140-deaths/8063815/
— United States surpasses 250k confirmed COVID-19 deaths
https://abc7chicago.com/health/united-states-surpasses-250k-confirmed-covid-19-deaths/8069630/
— Giuliani returns to the courtroom on behalf of Pres. Trump – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/giuliani-returns-to-the-courtroom-on-trumps-behalf/8065994/

NBC5
— Trump Campaign Requests Partial Wisconsin Recount, Deposits $3 Million to Challenge Biden Victory – Kevin Breuninger
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business/money-report/trump-campaign-filing-for-partial-wisconsin-recount-deposits-3-million-to-challenge-biden-victory/2374450/
— Illinois Reports 8,922 New Coronavirus Cases, Lifting Statewide Total to Over 600K, and 140 Deaths
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/illinois-reports-8922-new-coronavirus-cases-and-140-deaths/2374584/
— The 2020 Election Shows Gen Z’s Voting Power for Years to Come. 65% of young voters voted for President-elect Joe Biden. – Abigail Hess (DIERSEN: To vote for Democrats is to shout that you are anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexuals, anti-married people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Christian, anti-Protestant, anti-Italian American, anti-German American, anti-draft avoiders (except Joe Biden and Bill Clinton), and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/business/money-report/the-2020-election-shows-gen-zs-voting-power-for-years-to-come/2374680/

CBS2
— President Donald Trump Pursues Recount Of 2 Liberal Wisconsin Counties (DIERSEN: How liberal is your county? How are conservatives treated in your county?)
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/11/18/president-donald-trump-pursues-recount-of-2-liberal-wisconsin-counties/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Trump campaign files for vote recount in Milwaukee, Dane counties – Jason Calvi
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/president-trump-faces-wednesday-deadline-for-wisconsin-recount
— More uncounted votes found in 2 Georgia counties as election audit nears deadline
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/more-uncounted-votes-found-in-2-georgia-counties-as-election-audit-nears-deadline

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Madigan confidant and ex-ComEd CEO among those charged with bribery. Named in the indictment are Madigan friend Michael McClain, ex-ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore, former ComEd lobbyist John Hooker and Jay Doherty, the ex-president of the City Club. – Steve Warmbir
https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2020/11/18/21574312/michael-madigan-confidant-michael-mcclain-ex-comed-ceo-among-those-charged-bribery
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “The next step is to start ignoring Trump altogether. The man is actively delusional; he’s a textbook case of malignant narcissism.”
https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/11/18/21574100/gene-lyons-donald-trump

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger says GOP ‘waiting’ for Trump to accept results – LISA DONOVAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-kinzinger-gop-wait-trump-lightfoot-budget-steve-atlas-spin-20201118-4tyyfngnq5anvjge4aa3jemqmu-story.html
— Illinois Republicans, this could be our moment – BLAINE WILHOUR
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-illinois-republicans-wilhour-20201118-ng34knkylzbsjjw3mhmc4vfw2u-story.html
— COVID-19 now third-leading cause of death in Illinois, officials say, as toll surpasses 11,000 – JAMIE MUNKS and DAN PETRELLA
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-deaths-20201118-5xrq3ukizrd37e3mhg6wrvcrzy-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— ‘Statistical dead heat’: With 75-vote difference, DuPage auditor race could go to recount – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201118/statistical-dead-heat-with-75-vote-difference-dupage-auditor-race-could-go-to-recount-
(FROM THE ARTICLE: “Anything with big numbers, whether it’s processing checks here at the county or counting votes, there is no system that’s perfect,” Grogan said. “There’s always going to be an error rate, and so we’re just going to go and check out and see if there were errors that constitute more than one one-hundredth of a percent, which is what I lost by.” Grogan could request a so-called discovery recount of ballots in up to 25% of the precincts countywide. The partial recount is conducted to help candidates determine if there are enough discrepancies to seek a court order for a complete recount. . .”I read numbers and understand trends, and it was by the end of election night … a statistical dead heat,” Grogan said. Grogan, a licensed CPA and the president of the Illinois Association of County Auditors, said he’s heard from election lawyers and elected officials from around the state offering to help with a recount process. “I’m both gratified for the people that did support me, and I am gratified for having at least the 12 years to serve,” he said. “And if certain stars align in other ways, if I get to continue to serve, that will be another blessing on top of that.” . . . “I had a lot of crossover votes,” he said. “I got substantially more votes than my party’s top of the ticket, so, I mean I think that appeal was real.” Grogan would have until Nov. 30 to request a discovery recount. Newly elected countywide officials are scheduled to take their seats Dec. 1.)
— ‘It means we’re in bad shape’: Illinois surpasses 11,000 COVID-19 deaths, 600,000 infections – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201118/it-means-were-in-bad-shape-illinois-surpasses-11000-covid-19-deaths-600000-infections
— Illinois delegates urge GSA to recognize Biden as president-elect – PETER HANCOCK
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201118/illinois-delegates-urge-gsa-to-recognize-biden-as-president-elect
— Court consolidates lawsuits challenging COVID-19 dining ban – SARAH MANSUR
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201118/court-consolidates-lawsuits-challenging-covid-19-dining-ban–
— Democrats see huge gains in Lake County government now that all the votes are counted – Doug T. Graham
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201117/democrats-see-huge-gains-in-lake-county-government-now-that-all-the-votes-are-counted
— A look at Trump’s long-shot legal challenges – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20201118/news/311189905/
— In court, Giuliani argues to block Biden win in Pennsylvania – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20201117/news/311179966/

CRAIN’S CHICAGO BUSINESS
— Ex-ComEd CEO, Madigan associates indicted In addition to former utility chief Anne Pramaggiore, defendants in the federal bribery case include former ComEd lobbyist Michael McClain and former City Club President Jay Doherty. – STEVE DANIELS
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/government/ex-comed-ceo-madigan-associates-indicted

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— What’s the hold-up on FOID-card approvals? – Scott Reader
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/scott-reeder-whats-the-hold-up-on-foid-card-approvals/article_6ff65ddc-efd9-5307-92e5-4592caa89266.html

ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR
— Republicans win six of the seven Boone County Board seats – Shaquil Manigault
https://www.rrstar.com/story/news/2020/11/18/republicans-win-most-boone-county-board-seats/3769871001/

DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE
— Final Election Results: 2020 Election in DeKalb County
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/11/02/final-election-results-2020-election-in-dekalb-county/avbpru/
— Pot, betting revenues no match for gaping budget holes – Scott T. Holla
https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/11/17/eye-on-illinois-pot-betting-revenues-no-match-for-gaping-budget-holes/abwszb/

WOODSTOCK INDEPENDENT
— MAILED VOTES BOOST LOCAL DEMOCRATS – Larry Lough
https://www.thewoodstockindependent.com/2020/11/mailed-votes-boost-local-democrats/

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD
— Trump-friendly Newsmax seeks to cut into Fox’s viewership – AP
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/politics/trump-friendly-newsmax-a-sudden-competitor-to-fox-news/

MEDILL REPORTS
— UIC College of Social Work quashes police abolition discussions as national debate grows – Michael Murney
https://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/uic-college-of-social-work-quashes-police-abolition-discussions-as-national-debate-grows/

WILLIAN J KELLY
— SJ-R Columnist Bernie Schoenburg Terminated After Defamation Suit Threat
https://www.williamjkelly.org/news/#sj-r-columnist-bernie-schoenburg-terminated-after-defamation-suit-threat

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Madigan Confidant, Franks’ Maximum Com Ed Contributor, Other Com Ed-Connected Folks Indicted
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/18/madigan-confidant-franks-maximum-com-ed-contributor-other-com-ed-connected-folks-indicted/
— Only One Coronavirus Case at McHenry County Jail
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/18/only-one-coronavirus-case-ar-mchenry-county-jail/
— County Board Member Chuck Wheeler Visitation Thursday
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/18/chuck-wheeler-visitation-thursday/
— Final McHenry County Vote Results Show No Changes, Republican Mike Buehler Beats Jack Franks by Over 9,000 Votes, Democrats Increase Proportion on County Board to One-Third
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/18/final-mchenry-county-vote-results-show-no-changes-republican-mike-buehler-wins-by-over-9000-votes-democrats-increase-proporation-on-county-board-to-one-third/
— Termination of Chris Krebs and Lauren Underwood Reaction
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/18/krebs111820/
— McHenry Jury Trials Suspended, Remote Orders of Protection Available
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/17/mchenry-jury-trials-suspended-remote-orders-of-protection-available/
— From the Desk of John Lopez: Raja Krishnamoorthi Should be Appointed to a Tammy Duckworth Vacancy
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/17/raja111720/
— IL-14: Why the Rush for Jim Oberweis to Concede?
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/17/oberweis111720/
— Promise That Jack Franks Did Not Keep
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/17/message-of-the-day-promises/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— PRITZKER IMPOSES NEW COVID MITIGATION REQUIREMENTS EFFECTIVE FRIDAY
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/11/pritzker-imposes-new-covid-mitigation-requirements-effective-friday-.html
— REP. SOSNOWSKI QUESTIONS PRITZKER’S LATEST COVID MITIGATION RESTRICTIONS
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/11/rep-sosnowski-questions-pritzkers-latest-covid-mitigation-restrictions.html
— BECKMAN: JOE SAYS “COME TOGETHER.” HIS SUPPORTERS BEG TO DIFFER
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/11/beckman-joe-says-come-together-his-supporters-beg-to-differ.html
— REP. BLAINE WILHOUR: ARE ILLINOIS REPUBLICANS READY TO PROVIDE THE LEADERSHIP VOTERS DEMAND?
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/11/rep-blaine-wilhour-are-illinois-republicans-ready-to-provide-the-leadership-voters-demand.html

CAPITOL FAX
— McClain, Pramaggiore, Hooker and Doherty indicted by feds
https://capitolfax.com/2020/11/18/mcclain-pramaggiore-hooker-and-doherty-indicted-by-feds/
— Illinois COVID-19 death rate in rural counties is now twice as high as metro areas
https://capitolfax.com/2020/11/18/illinois-covid-19-death-rate-in-rural-counties-is-now-twice-as-high-as-metro-areas/
— 8,922 new confirmed and probable cases, 140 additional deaths, 5,953 hospitalized, 1,146 in ICU, 11.9 percent case positivity rate, 14.2 percent test positivity rate, Illinois surpasses 11,000 deaths
https://capitolfax.com/2020/11/18/8922-new-confirmed-and-probable-cases-140-additional-deaths-5953-hospitalized-1146-in-icu-119-percent-case-positivity-rate-142-percent-test-positivity-rate-illinois-surpasses-11000-deaths/
— What are your Thanksgiving gathering plans, if any? (DIERSEN: As usual, I will spend 10+ hours putting together and sending out a GOPUSA ILLINOIS email in the morning and in the evening.)
https://capitolfax.com/2020/11/18/question-of-the-day-3176/

EPOCH TIMES
— Georgia Monitor Catches 9,626-Vote Error in Hand Recount – IVAN PENTCHOUKOV
https://www.theepochtimes.com/georgia-monitor-catches-9626-vote-error-in-hand-recount_3584168.html

THE HILL
— Obama-Trump swing counties largely stuck with the president – REID WILSON
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/526557-obama-trump-swing-counties-largely-stuck-with-the-president

NEW YORK TIMES
— New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise In a big setback for the city’s recovery, the schools chancellor, Richard Carranza, said the nation’s largest district would return to all-remote learning. – Eliza Shapiro
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/18/nyregion/nyc-schools-covid.html

LGBTQ NATION
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: LGBTQ-promoters promote hatred against Trump.
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2020/11/michelle-obama-shreds-trump-racist-lies-scathing-instagram-post/

GOPUSA ILLINOIS

— Election information I will be providing the Republican voters in my precinct – Dave Diersen

http://www.gopillinois.com

OFFICEREPUBLICAN CANDIDATEPRECINCT 9%MILTON TOWNSHIP%DUPAGE COUNTY%WON
U.S. President/Vice PresidentDonald Trump/Mike Pence1573626,0803919361140?
U.S. SenateMark Curran19343285894219675941NO
U.S. RepresentativeJeanne Ives1864227554449065644NO
Illinois RepresentativeAmy Grant2195114544553234952YES
DuPage State’s AttorneyRobert Berlin33010049516100351749100YES
DuPage Circuit Court ClerkChristopher Kachiroubas22954336075222941149NO
DuPage County AuditorRobert Grogan23655342475323304650?
DuPage CoronerRichard Jorgensen24357349685423480951YES
DuPage RecorderBabette Holder Youngberg21651323935121890348NO
DuPage County BoardTim Elliott2295431356523826350NO
DuPage Forest Preserve CommissionerTim Whelan2285331140523812350NO
DuPage Circuit Court JudgeAnn Celine Walsh23155340155323350150YES
DuPage Circuit Court JudgeMonique O’Toole22654342115323408951YES
DuPage Circuit Court JudgeJames McCluskey22152321365021849547NO
DuPage Circuit Court JudgeRichard Felice22754335755223266050YES


MILTON TOWNSHIP PRECINCTS WITH OVER 86.00 % turnout:

% TURNOUT   PRECINCT    PRECINCT COMMITTEEMAN
87.41               13                   Vacant
87.11               85                   Sara Starke
86.95               75                   Bob Larsen
86.69                 7                   Russell Stock
86.30               99                   John Zaruba
86.21               69                   Vacant
86.02                 9                   Dave Diersen
86.02               39                   Bobby Joe Slinger

WINNERS OF MILTON TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION SLATING:

Milton Township Supervisor
John Monino

Milton Township Clerk
Yadav Nathwani

Milton Township Assessor
Chris LeVan

Milton Highway Commissioner
Gary Muehlfelt

Milton Township Trustees
Jeff Castle
Drew Ellis
Dan Milinko
Joe Soto

November 3 Evening Edition

ABC7
— 2020 election results live now by Illinois county, electoral college votes
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/il-2020-live-presidential-election-results/7459730/

NBC5
— Live Election Results
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/elections/results-page/
— 15 Cook County Polling Places Open Late, Trump Projected to Win Indiana
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/live-election-day-updates-polls-open-across-illinois/2363172/
— Nearly 1M Votes Cast in Chicago, Pritzker Warns of In-Person Events
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/live-election-day-updates-polls-open-across-illinois/2363172/
— Illinois Reports 6,516 New Coronavirus Cases, 68 Deaths as Positivity Rate Continues to Rise
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/illinois-reports-6516-new-coronavirus-cases-68-deaths-as-positivity-rate-continues-to-rise/2363349/
— Virus Hospitalizations Surge as Pandemic Shadows US Election
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/virus-hospitalizations-surge-as-pandemic-shadows-us-election/2363531/

CBS2
— 2020 Election Day Live Updates: Polls start closing as Americans brace for results
https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/2020-election-live-updates-2020-11-03/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Illinois Election Results
https://www.fox32chicago.com/election

WGN TV
— Biden wins Illinois; latest updates in 2020 national and local election races
https://wgntv.com/news/politics/live-blog-latest-updates-in-2020-national-and-local-election-races/

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Illinois 2020 Election Results
https://elections.suntimes.com/results/2020/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Live 2020 Election Results
https://www.chicagotribune.com/election-2020/results/
— Trump wins Kentucky, West Virginia, Biden carries Vermont, Virginia as polls across the nation begin to close
https://www.chicagotribune.com/election-2020/ct-2020-election-results-live-updates-20201103-6z4tvtixefbnbftyfibk25ho5y-story.html
— Chicago turnout could hit 75%, relatively few voting problems reported as election board looks into Truman College early voting issue
https://www.chicagotribune.com/election-2020/ct-live-illinois-election-results-2020-20201103-k6brm2kydfdylgmm6lwsnwd7zu-story.html
— Against a backdrop of pandemic, civil unrest and charged political rhetoric, it’s Election Day for those who haven’t already cast a ballot. – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-election-day-2020-20201103-fhyxuu7kufa23ailbqlkegy5sq-story.html
— Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star boarded up on Election Day – JORDAN MOREAU
https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ent-trump-walk-of-fame-star-boarded-20201103-iwoz2bv6xbftdicayfwdtj4fwu-story.html
— No matter what happens Tuesday, America will not return to ‘normalcy’ – JOHN KASS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-trump-biden-election-kass-20201104-totunuirgff7diteqrt6owyu3i-story.html
— AP: Holcomb wins reelection as Indiana governor – TOM DAVIES AND CASEY SMITH
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/ct-ptb-indiana-holcomb-win-st-1105-20201104-fab2sgh6d5hsnkbxjcpgiiyzxq-story.html
— Billionaire Republicans test Speaker Madigan’s strength in Illinois Supreme Court retention battle – RAY LONG
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-supreme-court-thomas-kilbride-retention-20201103-veajjp4mhvh2bhunqms6632ql4-htmlstory.html
— Durbin wins Illinois U.S. Senate reelection as polls close – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-senate-results-dick-durbin-mark-curran-willie-wilson-20201104-7fbdekt26ncwvmqh5sajhde6iu-htmlstory.html

DAILY HERALD
— Officials: Vote-by-mail volumes could ‘significantly’ change results over next 2 weeks – Lauren Rohr
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201103/officials-vote-by-mail-volumes-could-significantly-change-results-over-next-2-weeks
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Though it’s uncertain how many of those outstanding ballots will actually be cast, Elections Board officials say many will likely roll in over the next two weeks, potentially flipping the outcome of some tight races. Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received by Nov. 17 to be counted in final tallies. Election officials reported 177,118 outstanding mail-in ballots in suburban Cook County, 50,504 in DuPage, 10,917 in Kane, 59,118 in Lake, 18,306 in McHenry and 22,229 in Will. Those numbers represent 10.8% of total registered voters in suburban Cook County, 7.9% in DuPage, 3.4% in Kane, 12.1% in Lake, 7.8% in McHenry and 4.8% in Will.)
— Elections Board warns that races could be undecided for days – JERRY NOWICKI
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201103/elections-board-warns-that-races-could-be-undecided-for-days

DUPAGE COUNTY
— Election Results
https://www.dupageresults.com/IL/DuPage/

WREX
— 2016 vs. 2020, what’s different in Illinois and the Stateline? – James Stratton
https://wrex.com/2020/11/02/2016-vs-2020-whats-different-in-illinois-and-the-stateline/

NPR ILLINOIS
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled conservative-hating conservative-hater says “Down In The Polls, Trump Seeks Familiar Embrace of Conservative Media.”
https://www.nprillinois.org/post/down-polls-trump-seeks-familiar-embrace-conservative-media#stream/0

DAILY NORTHWESTERN
— Evanston, Chicago residents ineligible to vote work to mobilize peers and communities – Maia Pandey
https://dailynorthwestern.com/2020/11/02/city/evanston-chicago-residents-ineligible-to-vote-work-to-mobilize-peers-and-communities/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Estimated 20,000 Lined Up for Kenosha Trump Rally – UPDATE with More Photos and Commentary
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/estimated-2000-lined-up-for-kenosha-trump-rally/
— IL-14: Oberweis Speaks at Kenosha Trump Rally
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/02/il-14-oberweis-speaks-at-kenosha-trump-rally/
— IL-06/IL-14: Kane County Analytics Show No Blue Wave in Kane County
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/kanecountyclerk110320/
— More Democrats than Republicans Had Voted by Saturday in County Board District 3
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/more-democrats-than-republicans-had-voted-by-saturday-in-county-board-district-3/
— Algonquin Township Has Settlement of Edgar County Watchdog Freedom of Information Suit on Wednesday Agenda
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/algonquin-township-has-settlement-of-edgar-county-watchdog-freedom-of-information-suit-on-wednesday-agenda/
— Nunda Township GOP Makes Mailing
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/nunda-township-gop-makes-mailing/
— New Anti-Jack Franks Sign Pops Up Near Marengo Home
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/new-anti-jack-franks-sign-pops-up-near-marengo-home/
— Phone Calls, We Get Phone Calls
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/phone-calls-we-get-phone-calls/
— Stay at Home Order Lurking in Pritzker’s Mind
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/stay-at-home-order-lurking-in-pritzkers-mind/
— Algonquin Outlines Downtown Tax Increment Financing Expenditures
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/algonquin-outlines-downtown-tax-increment-financing-expenditures/
— Texas Congressman Points Out Businesses Not Boarding Up in Fear of Trump Supporters
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/texas-congressman-points-out-businesses-not-boarding-up-in-fear-of-trump-supporters/
— Robo-Call Urging Maskless Voting
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/02/robo-call-urging-maskless-voting/
— McHenry County Board of Health Trying to Figure Out What to Do with Reference to the Governor’s Restaurant/Bar Order
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/02/mchenry-county-board-of-health-trying-to-figure-out-what-to-do-with-reference-to-the-governors-restaurant-bar-order/
— The Mike Shorten McHenry County Board Mailing
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/the-mike-shorten-mchenry-county-board-mailing/
— An Olive Leaf from Northwest Herald for Republican Opponent to Jack Franks?
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/message-of-the-day-an-olive-leaf/
— Turnout Figures from McHenry County Clerk
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/11/03/turnout-figures-from-county-clerk/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— CASTEN SIGNALS “666” OUTSIDE POLLING LOCATION
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/11/casten-signals-666-outside-polling-location.html

CAPITOL FAX
— *** LIVE *** Results and coverage open thread
https://capitolfax.com/2020/11/03/reults-and-coverage-open-thread/
— FROM THE ARTICLE: This afternoon at a polling place in Wheaton, Sean Casten doubled down on his total disdain for anyone who disagrees with him. In a conversation with voters, Casten states, “If I win by less than ten, that says that 45% of the district is racist homophobes.” Listen to the audio here. Ives campaign spokeswoman, Kathleen Murphy: “Sean Casten doesn’t care to understand your disagreements with him. He just thinks you are a low-life if you don’t think like he does. “This isn’t how we come back together. It isn’t who the Sixth District is. But it is who Sean Casten is. And we are confident that voters are rejecting his toxic, divisive candidacy as we speak.”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/11/03/election-day-oddities-and-ends/
— 6,516 new cases, 68 additional deaths, 3,594 hospitalized, 755 in ICU, 8.2 percent case positivity rate, 9.9 percent test positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2020/11/03/6516-new-cases-68-additional-deaths-3594-hospitalized-755-in-icu-82-percent-case-positivity-rate-99-percent-test-positivity-rate/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— McConnell projected to win seventh term in Kentucky – Stephen Dinan
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/3/mcconnell-projected-win-seventh-term-kentucky/
— Trump says the biggest difference from four years ago is Fox News – David Sherfinski
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/3/donald-trump-says-biggest-difference-four-years-ag/
— Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warns election results could take days – Gabriella Muñoz
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/3/gretchen-whitmer-michigan-governor-warns-election-/

AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE
— Trump At Last Targets The Google Whale Whatever happens on election day Tuesday, the announcement of U.S. v. Google last month might go down as the bigger moment in history. – CURT MILLS (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents are overjoyed that Google continues to refuse to treat www.gopillinois.com as being a news website.)
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/trump-at-last-targets-the-google-whale/
— Joe Biden Is Not The Candidate To Confront Economic Inequality – PETER VAN BUREN (DIERSEN: According to Democrats, if you are a Republican and you have more money, it is because you benefitted from your parents’, your grandparents’, your great grandparents’, and the rest of your ancestors’ discrimination against minorities and against females.)
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/joe-biden-is-not-the-candidate-to-confront-economic-inequality/

BREITBART
— Failed Democrat-Run Cities Board Up Stores Fearing Left-Wing Rioters – John Nolte
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/11/02/nolte-failed-democrat-run-cities-board-up-stores-fearing-left-wing-rioters/
— Google Is Still Erasing Breitbart Stories About Joe Biden from Search – ALLUM BOKHARI (DIERSEN: My critics/opponents are overjoyed that Google continues to refuse to treat www.gopillinois.com as being a news website.)
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/11/03/google-is-still-erasing-breitbart-stories-about-joe-biden-from-search/

BLAZE
— Biden will ‘assert control,’ begin forming new government if media declare him the winner – Chris Enloe
https://www.theblaze.com/news/biden-assert-control-begin-forming-new-government

NEWS BUSTERS
— NY Times Terrified of Trumpers in Trucks and Clogged Traffic, But Ignored Lefty Violence – Clay Waters
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/clay-waters/2020/11/03/ny-times-terrified-trumpers-trucks-and-clogged-traffic-ignored

EAGLE FORUM
— Platform Comparison Chart
https://eagleforum.org/publications/efr/oct20/platform-comparison-chart.html

THE HILL
— McConnell wins reelection – JORDAIN CARNEY
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/523644-mcconnell-wins-reelection

NBC NEWS
— Trump gets huge boost in Miami-Dade County in Florida – Jonathan Allen
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/live-blog/election-day-2020-live-updates-n1245892/ncrd1246137#liveBlogHeader

NEW YORK TIMES
— Illinois Election Results
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/11/03/us/elections/results-illinois.html
— Illinois Voter Surveys: How Different Groups Voted
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/11/03/us/elections/ap-polls-illinois.html
— Election 2020 Live Updates: Polls Have Closed in Several States
https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/11/03/us/election-day
— Will a result come quickly, or will it be days, or weeks, before we have a winner? Here are the signs.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/03/us/politics/presidential-election-guide.html

RASMUSSEN REPORTS
— Trump’s Voters Expect A Winner Today More Than Biden’s Do
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2020/trump_s_voters_expect_a_winner_today_more_than_biden_s_do

COLDWELL BANKER
— FOR SALE: 520 West Roosevelt Road, Wheaton – $399,900
https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/il/wheaton/520-w-roosevelt-rd/pid_38737509/

October 27 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Illinois COVID-19: New Chicago restrictions announced by Pritzker as IL reports 4K coronavirus cases, 46 deaths Indoor dining banned, all bars & restaurants must close by 11 p.m. – Michelle Gallardo, Cate Cauguiran
https://abc7chicago.com/health/chicago-covid-19-mitigation-restrictions-take-effect-friday/7392854/
— AS THE DEMOCRAT PARTY’S STRANGLEHOLD ON ILLINOIS, ON COOK COUNTY, AND ON CHICAGO TIGHTENS: Unprecedented Black voter turnout predicted for 2020 election; motivated by current political climate – Craig Wall (DIERSEN: Democrats shout at Blacks that Republicans cause all their problems.)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/black-voter-turnout-motivated-by-current-political-climate/7399217/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Jeanne Ives talks 6th congressional district race one week out from the election Jeanne Ives, candidate for U.S. Representative 6th District, talks about how the race is going just days out from the election.
https://www.fox32chicago.com/video/864608

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— The Rev. Al Sharpton scheduled to attend vigil for Waukegan police shooting victims – CLIFFORD WARD
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-sharpton-visit-waukegan-st-1027-20201026-tbtlp56w2feeth4sfywir5fa44-story.html
— Pritzker orders tougher restrictions for Chicago starting Friday. Lightfoot says she’ll try to change his mind. – JAMIE MUNKS, GREGORY PRATT and DAN PETRELLA
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-jb-pritzker-lake-mchenry-restrictions-20201027-yf525pmtvvai3lya6lczweb72u-story.html
— How Trump maneuvered his way out of trouble when his Chicago skyscraper proved a disappointment – DAVID ENRICH, RUSS BUETTNER, MIKE MCINTIRE AND SUSANNE CRAIG
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-nw-nyt-trump-tower-chicago-taxes-20201027-ot3vw4coonbhfaba4sucjeylg4-story.html
— Chicago election officials still looking to assign polling places for 7 precincts in the final stretch to Election Day – KELLI SMITH
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-chicago-unassigned-precincts-election-20201027-t345ekej55drhhugo2vyd4ge44-story.html
— DuPage County Board OKs $2.5M in grant money to help struggling restaurants and bars – ALICIA FABBRE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-dupage-board-covid-money-restaurants-st-1028-20201027-nydhugjrtbc3lextg4wl3obknu-story.html
— COVID-19 numbers climbing at Naperville’s two school districts and North Central College, newest dashboard data shows – RAFAEL GUERRERO
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-north-central-naperville-indian-prairie-covid-st-1028-20201028-vyf2lcd4yvfv3koxul66pbh6ym-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— How Illinois counts people in prisons to unfairly gerrymander the overall state vote. This inaccurate way of counting increases the electoral power of predominantly white districts that have prisons while reducing the power of majority Black and Brown districts. – Liliana Scales and DeAngelo Bester
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/10/27/21535340/how-illinois-counts-people-in-prisons-to-unfairly-gerrymander-the-overall-state-vote
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “Control the virus and protect workers — and the American economy will roar back. Trump’s fantasy of restarting the economy to end the pandemic is exactly backward.”
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/10/27/21536810/pandemic-economy-tammy-duckworth-afl-cio-richard-trumka

DAILY HERALD
— Another 46 COVID-19 deaths in Illinois, 4,000 more infected – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201027/another-46-covid-19-deaths-in-illinois-4000-more-infected
— Chicago put on COVID-19 restrictions as hospitalizations soar; Lake, McHenry counties next? – Jake Griffin
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201027/chicago-put-on-covid-19-restrictions-as-hospitalizations-soar-lake-mchenry-counties-next
— Itasca mayor says village authorities won’t enforce ban on indoor dining – Trey Arline
https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20201027/itasca-mayor-says-village-authorities-wont-enforce-ban-on-indoor-dining–
— DuPage could provide $2.5 million in virus relief for restaurants, bars – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/business/20201027/dupage-could-provide-25-million-in-virus-relief-for-restaurants-bars

CRAIN’S CHICAGO PATCH
— Pritzker, Lightfoot trade barbs over COVID clampdown A long simmering feud between the two officials breaks out into the open with a fight over how to respond to soaring cases. – GREG HINZ
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/pritzker-lightfoot-trade-barbs-over-covid-clampdown

WREX
— Illinois Lt. Gov. Stratton says Barrett confirmation ‘mocks the honor and integrity’ of the nominating process – Andrew Carrigan
https://wrex.com/2020/10/27/illinois-lt-gov-stratton-says-barrett-confirmation-mocks-the-honor-and-integrity-of-the-nominating-process/

ILLINOIS PATCH
— Pandemic Slashes Gambling Revenue In Illinois Revenues are down more than $200 million for fiscal 2020.
https://patch.com/illinois/across-il/pandemic-slashes-gambling-revenue-illinois

DUPAGE COUNTY
— Record Voter Turnout in DuPage County – Over One-Third of Registered Voters have Cast Ballots
https://www.dupageco.org/Election/Election_Commission_News/2020/63671/

CENTER SQUARE
— Report explores Illinois political parties’ money advantage over individuals, businesses – Cole Lauterbach
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/report-explores-illinois-political-parties-money-advantage-over-individuals-businesses/article_bce38cf6-1881-11eb-8ab3-af122c1b2e93.html

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— NRCC POLL SHOWS KING CLOSING IN ON INCUMBENT DEMOCRAT CHERI BUSTOS
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/10/nrcc-poll-shows-king-closing-in-on-incumbent-democrat-cheri-bustos.html
— DI LEO: IT’S TIME TO STOP LYING ABOUT TOM MORRISON AND OTHER GOP LAWMAKERS
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/10/voters-buried-in-deceptive-campaign-ads.html
— OP-ED MARTY OZINGA: SPRINGFIELD SHOULD NOT BE TRUSTED WITH MORE TAXES
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/10/op-ed-marty-ozinga-springfield-should-not-be-trusted-with-more-taxes-.html
— WHERE’S WEYERMULLER? WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP IN WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/10/wheres-weyermuller-with-president-trump-in-waukesha-wisconsin.html
— THORNER/O’NEIL: OUR CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC IS AT STAKE, THANKS TO EXPECTED VOTER FRAUD
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/10/thorneroneil-our-constitutional-republic-is-at-stake-thanks-to-expected-voter-fraud.html
— TOP-DOWN WHITE PENITENCE IS SHAKING UP AND ROILING THE AMERICAN WORKPLACE
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/10/top-down-white-penitence-is-shaking-up-and-roiling-the-american-workplace.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: A white physician working in Raleigh, North Carolina, says he has participated in multiple diversity training exercises—including two in the last two years—without a fuss. But he was taken aback when his employer, Duke University Health System, said this summer it will roll out a comprehensive strategy to purge the last vestiges of racism from the workplace. The way it looks to him, Duke basically wants him to admit he’s a racist and repent. Like a growing number of organizations around the country responding to the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement, Duke is adopting anti-racist advocacy as an organizational mission. That mission doesn’t mention time-honored workplace goals like color-blindness, meritocracy, or equal opportunity; instead, its target is the so-called complicity of America and its citizens in “structural racism,” “oppression,” and denialism.)

CAPITOL FAX
— Chicago appears to trigger IDPH mitigation with huge hospitalization growth, as statewide figures show 4,000 new cases, 46 additional deaths, 2,758 hospitalized and a 6.4 percent positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2020/10/27/chicago-appears-to-trigger-idph-mitigation-with-huge-hospitalization-growth-as-statewide-figures-show-4000-new-cases-46-additional-deaths-2758-hospitalized-and-a-64-percent-positivity-rate/
— Kane County judge cites misinformation in restaurant TRO decision
https://capitolfax.com/2020/10/27/kane-county-judge-cites-misinformation-in-restaurant-tro-decision/
— Pritzker goes off on Amy Jacobson
https://capitolfax.com/2020/10/27/pritzker-goes-off-on-jacobson/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Facebook accused of abruptly quashing groups opposing Democratic governor of Illinois – James Varney
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/oct/27/facebook-accused-quashing-groups-opposing-jb-pritz/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Melania Trump makes solo return to campaign trail: Biden is a ‘socialist’ who will ‘destroy America’ – Michael Lee
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/melania-trump-makes-solo-return-to-campaign-trail-joe-biden-is-a-socialist-who-will-destroy-america

FOX NEWS
— WSJ op-ed asks if anti-Trump media would become an ‘instrument of state propaganda’ under Biden Baker’s column was headlined: ‘Media Watchdogs Aren’t Supposed to Guard Biden’ – Brian Flood
https://www.foxnews.com/media/wsj-anti-trump-mediastate-propaganda-joe-biden-admin

GOPUSA
— Twitter Continues Election Interference By Flagging Trump Tweets
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=96863
— From Deplorables To Chumps? Joe Biden Channels Hillary Clinton By Mocking Trump Supporters
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=96807

DAILY WIRE
— America Is Drowning In The Lies Of The Left – Dennis Prager
https://www.dailywire.com/news/prager-america-is-drowning-in-the-lies-of-the-left

NEWS BUSTERS
— Preparing to Censor Speech: Facebook Gears Up for US Election Unrest – Alexander Hall
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/techwatch/alexander-hall/2020/10/26/preparing-censor-speech-facebook-gears-us-election-unrest

CONSERVATIVE HQ
— Beware The ‘Mostly Peaceful’ Post-Election Revolution – George Rasley
https://www.conservativehq.org/post/beware-the-mostly-peaceful-post-election-revolution

NATIONAL REVIEW
— PA Governor Orders National Guardsmen to Philadelphia after Night of Rioting – ZACHARY EVANS
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/pennsylvania-governor-tom-wolf-orders-national-guardsmen-to-philadelphia-after-night-of-rioting/

EPOCH TIMES
— 30 Officers Injured During Riots in Philadelphia Following Death of Man Armed With Knife – JACK PHILLIPS
https://www.theepochtimes.com/30-officers-injured-during-riots-in-philadelphia-after-officer-involved-shooting-of-suspect-with-knife_3554434.html
— False History Taught in Schools Incites Children to Hate America – ELLA KIETLINSKA
https://www.theepochtimes.com/alex-newman-false-history-taught-in-schools-incites-kids-to-hate-america_3553516.html

NBC5
— Who are the Asian Americans still voting for Trump in spite of his ‘China virus’ rhetoric? Experts say a coalescence of cultural and historical baggage and the fragmented nature of Asian America have helped lead some groups to shift toward Trump. – Kimmy Yam
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/who-are-asian-americans-still-voting-trump-spite-his-china-n1244849

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-haters say “a failed response to the coronavirus pandemic that’s left 225,000 Americans dead, despite decades of preparation in Washington.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/national/administrations-pandemic-documentary/

USA TODAY
— Trump-led conservatives accuse Big Tech of election interference, escalate bias charges ahead of Senate showdown – Jessica Guynn
https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2020/10/27/facebook-twitter-senate-hearing-republicans-make-censorship-accusations/3750041001/

NEW YORK MAGAZINE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled conservative-hating conservative-haters want even more censorship of conservatives.
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/10/why-arent-facebooks-emergency-measures-used-all-the-time.html

October 6 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Facebook removes President Trump’s post falsely saying flu is more lethal than COVID-19 – CNN (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is false except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless.)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/pres-trump-covid-19-post-deleted-by-facebook/6816632/

NBC5
— Trump Has ‘No Symptoms,’ Returns to Downplaying Virus Trump was grappling with his next political steps exactly four weeks from Election Day – Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Aamer Madhani
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/trump-has-no-symptoms-returns-to-downplaying-virus/2350111/
— St. Louis Couple Indicted for Waving Guns at Protesters The June protest in St. Louis was among hundreds nationwide in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis – Jim Salter
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/st-louis-couple-indicted-for-waving-guns-at-protesters/2350042/
— Lightfoot Slams Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as ‘Danger to Our Democracy’ for Criticism of Gay Marriage
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-politics/lightfoot-slams-supreme-court-justice-clarence-thomas-as-danger-to-our-democracy-for-criticism-of-gay-marriage/2349927/

CBS2
— VERY SAD: Religious Leaders Urge Voters To Back Graduated Income Tax Plan
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/10/06/conservative-think-tank-files-lawsuit-challenging-ballot-language-on-graduated-income-tax-plan/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Michelle Obama accuses Trump of ‘willful mismanagement,’ tells young voters not to ‘waste’ their votes – AP
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/michelle-obama-accuses-trump-of-willful-mismanagement-tells-young-voters-not-to-waste-their-votes

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Democratic chair of House committee investigating Speaker Michael Madigan accuses GOP of ‘wearing two hats,’ says no more meetings until after election – DAN PETRELLA
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-illinois-house-investigating-committee-madigan-20201006-ohxzkpufv5c5zl5ctgyzrchfnm-story.html
— State treasurer abruptly cancels news conference to address remarks on taxing retirement income that have been seized on by opponents of graduated-rate income tax – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-graduated-rate-income-tax-retirement-20201006-6nqqbqm6qnchrjgedebdx4kywm-story.html
— Chicago residents ‘strongly advised’ to avoid Indiana, which may make next week’s quarantine travel list – ALICE YIN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-indiana-chicago-quarantine-travel-order-20201006-bikpnso6kvap7o7bz2aozi6wva-story.html
— Twitter locked President Trump’s account after he shared NY Post columnist’s email – Tim Balk
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ny-president-trump-twitter-locked-ny-post-20201006-gnv5wacehfd5fantuv4hiv2rpm-story.html
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot considering up to $200 million in Chicago city worker cuts to balance budget: sources – GREGORY PRATT and JOHN BYRNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-chicago-budget-layoffs-lightfoot-20201006-iddcq72ufrde5fkyorosbh2vhi-story.html
— Lightfoot on how Trump, administration officials could have better protected themselves from COVID-19: ‘Don’t be stupid, that’s what they could have done’ – JOHN BYRNE
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-lori-lightfoot-donald-trump-response-20201006-is6k6cqctneqnpgnfpz56jieim-story.html
— State treasurer abruptly cancels news conference to address remarks on taxing retirement income that have been seized on by opponents of graduated-rate income tax – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-graduated-rate-income-tax-retirement-20201006-6nqqbqm6qnchrjgedebdx4kywm-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— From slogans to solutions? Pritzker proposes ending cash bail, no-knock warrants and other criminal justice reforms The Democratic governor’s “seven guiding principles” also includes licensing police, increasing access to sentence credit and time-limited supervised release and only detaining defendants who are a threat to public safety, a “key element” in creating a state that “works for everyone.” – Rachel Hinton
https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2020/10/6/21504845/pritzker-stratton-criminal-justice-reforms-no-knock-warrant-sentencing-license-police
— Feeling a kinship with Donald Trump The president and I, despite our great disagreements, belong to an unofficial club of obese men over 70. I wouldn’t wish COVID on anybody in that club. – Patrick T. Reardon
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/10/6/21504906/donald-trump-covid-high-risk-older-men-obese-2020-election-patrick-reardon

DAILY HERALD
— Tim Whelan: Candidate profile, DuPage County Forest Preserve Board District 4
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20201006/tim-whelan-candidate-profile-dupage-county-forest-preserve-board-district-4

FOX ILLINOIS
— Biden says no debate if Trump still has virus – AP
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/biden-says-no-debate-if-trump-still-has-virus
— Madigan investigation hearings delayed until after election; GOP objects – AP
https://foxillinois.com/news/local/madigan-investigation-hearings-delayed-until-after-election-gop-objects

COD COURIER
— Youth and minority groups influence 2020 presidential election more than they may think – Sadie Romero
https://codcourier.org/13508/news/youth-and-minority-groups-influence-2020-presidential-election-more-than-they-may-think/#

CAPITOL FAX
— 1,617 new cases, 32 additional deaths, 1,673 in hospitals, 3.4 percent positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2020/10/06/1617-new-cases-32-additional-deaths-1673-in-hospitals-34-percent-positivity-rate/

FOX NEWS
— Big Tech staffers gave nearly $5M to Biden, less than $250G to Trump: report Biden donors ‘are also … making decisions on content and who gets silenced or censored,’ Dan Gainor said – Brian Flood
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/big-tech-trump-biden-contributions

GOPUSA
— Michelle Obama Attacks Trump As Racist; Asks Voters To Think About ‘Me And My Ancestors’
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95933

AMERICAN THINKER
— Who targeted the president? – Sally Zelikovsky
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/10/who_targeted_the_president.html
— Is there a more loathsome group of people than the White House press corps? – Patricia McCarthy
https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/10/is_there_a_more_loathsome_group_of_people_than_the_white_house_press_corps_.html

EAGLE FORUM
— Party Platforms Matter
https://eagleforum.org/publications/focus/elections-101.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: What is happening to our country? American ValuesIf there ever were a time to go into the voting booth with eyes wide open, November 3 of 2020 is that time. The past few months have been an unfolding drama of lawlessness in the streets, anti-American curricula planned for the schools, and overt attacks on foundational beliefs that most Americans hold dear. The upheaval has been swift and destructive, leading many to wonder how anyone either in or seeking an elected leadership position would not speak out forcefully against the carnage. Some Democrat leaders of the affected cities have either actively called on the police to stand down, or they have decided not to publicly condemn the burning, looting, and murdering in their cities. Many Republicans, on the other hand, have called for a return to law and order, expressing concern not only for residents and business owners but also for the first responders who are risking their lives trying to help injured people and protect property. Are these dichotomous responses indicative of the philosophies of these leaders’ political parties, or are they simply personal views that have nothing to do with party affiliation? A comparison of the Republican and Democrat party platforms can provide much-needed information about the worldviews and intentions of current leaders and those who might be elected on November 3. What is a party platform? Political party platforms are official declarations of the principles, policy stances, and action items of the parties. Every four years, political parties gather for their national conventions where they nominate their presidential and vice-presidential candidates. They also write their platforms, the documents that outline where they stand on specific issues and what they intend to do on those issues if their candidates are elected. The differences in 2020 are stark. Republican – Democrat  If one were to judge the 2020 Republican and Democrat platforms simply by tone, even a cursory review of both would yield important insights into each party’s opinions of the country and its issues. The Democrat Party platform outlines what many might consider to be extremist views of this country – that it is irredeemably racist, that people who were instrumental in the founding and early leadership of the country are unworthy of respect or remembrance, and that the government should take over huge areas of its citizens’ lives. Law enforcement must be overhauled, and white supremacy and nationalism are ingrained sins that must be overcome. The Republican Party platform, on the other hand, begins with a dedication page to those who protect the country and its citizens: We dedicate this platform with admiration and gratitude to all who stand strong in the face of danger so that the American people may be protected against it – The men and women of our military, of our law enforcement, and the first responders of every community in our land – And to their families.)

NATIONAL REVIEW
— Trump Confirms He Will Participate in Next Presidential Debate: ‘It Will Be Great!’ – ZACHARY EVANS
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/trump-confirms-he-will-participate-in-next-presidential-debate-it-will-be-great/

CNN
— Fed chair warns of economic tragedy if America can’t control the coronavirus – Anneken Tappe
https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/06/economy/fed-powell-coronavirus-stimulus/index.html

NBC NEWS
— Facebook removes Trump post that compared Covid-19 to flu Twitter restricted a similar tweet from Trump, leaving it online but placing it behind a note saying the tweet violated Twitter’s rules about spreading misleading information. – David Ingram (DIERSEN: According to my critics/opponents, all government and political news and commentary is misleading except for the government and political news and commentary that they put out or bless.)
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-removes-trump-post-compared-covid-19-flu-n1242277

NEW YORK POST
— The left is depending on insults and lies in its bid to stop Amy Coney Barrett – Rich Lowry
https://nypost.com/2020/10/05/the-left-is-depending-on-insults-and-lies-in-its-bid-to-stop-amy-coney-barrett/

September 26 Evening Edition

ABC7
— Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court – AP (DIERSEN: For Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs, “conservative” is a pejorative term.)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-picks-conservative-amy-coney-barrett-for-supreme-court/6575998/
— A look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s opinions, votes, quotes – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/a-look-at-judge-amy-coney-barretts-opinions-votes-quotes/6584060/
— Illinois COVID-19: IL reports 2,441 new coronavirus cases, 25 deaths 17 Illinois counties reach warning level
https://abc7chicago.com/health/il-reports-2441-new-covid-19-cases-25-deaths/6579556/
— University Park mayor condemns water company for allegedly delaying lead abatement. Aqua Illinois says situation is improving. (DIERSEN: I lived in University Park full-time 1972-1974 and part-time 1974-1976.)
https://abc7chicago.com/health/university-park-mayor-calls-for-swift-lead-abatement-in-water/6576887/

NBC5
— Trump Taps Conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court She would be the sixth justice on the nine-member court to be appointed by a Republican president, and the third of Trump’s first term in office – Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick (DIERSEN: For Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and RINOs, “conservative” is a pejorative term.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-politics/president-trump-expected-to-announce-amy-coney-barrett-as-supreme-court-pick-saturday/2345209/
— Illinois Democratic Senators React to President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Barrett would be the sixth justice on the nine-member court to be appointed by a Republican president, and the third of Trump’s first term in office
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-democratic-senators-react-to-president-trumps-supreme-court-nominee/2345287/

CBS2
— President Trump Names Chicago Federal Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett As Supreme Court Nominee
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/26/president-trump-names-chicago-federal-appeals-court-judge-amy-coney-barrett-as-supreme-court-nominee/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court – Kelly Taylor Hayes
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/trump-nominates-amy-coney-barrett-to-supreme-court
— Voters’ poorly marked ovals could lead to contested ballots – AP
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/voters-poorly-marked-ovals-could-lead-to-contested-ballots

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Amy Coney Barrett for the U.S. Supreme Court – Editorial
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-editorial-army-coney-barrett-supreme-court-20200926-p62p4tverngpddvkrmcjlj72ve-story.html
— President Trump officially nominates Chicago federal judge and ex-Notre Dame law professor Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court, setting up a bitter confirmation confrontation in Senate – RICK PEARSON and JASON MEISNER
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-amy-coney-barrett-trump-supreme-court-nomination-ginsburg-20200925-sro7jixc55gk7e5idsqokxuxg4-story.html
— From Notre Dame to Chicago’s 7th Circuit to Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett poised to become Trump’s pick to succeed Ginsburg – JASON MEISNER and RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-amy-coney-barrett-trump-supreme-court-nomination-ginsburg-20200925-sro7jixc55gk7e5idsqokxuxg4-story.html
— Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin says he doesn’t know if Amy Coney Barrett is qualified for Supreme Court – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-amy-coney-barrett-dick-durbin-trump-20200926-nlhjpp7z2nf4zdubs4jiykwhs4-story.html
— Duckworth to vote ‘no’ on Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination while Durbin says he doesn’t know if she’s qualified – RICK PEARSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-amy-coney-barrett-dick-durbin-trump-20200926-nlhjpp7z2nf4zdubs4jiykwhs4-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Hundreds gather to ‘say her name’ at Daley Center rally for Breonna Taylor About 300 people Saturday participated in a moment of silence in Daley Plaza. – Pat Nabong
https://chicago.suntimes.com/metro-state/2020/9/26/21457677/breonna-taylor-rally-daley-center-my-block-my-hood-my-city-jahmal-cole-niama-malachi

DAILY HERALD
— Breonna Taylor protests continue as Louisville under curfew – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200926/news/309269895/

HERALD NEWS
— In Amy Coney Barrett, an Illinois judge, conservatives see the Supreme Court champion they’ve longed for – David G. Savage
https://herald-review.com/news/state-and-regional/in-amy-coney-barrett-an-illinois-judge-conservatives-see-the-supreme-court-champion-theyve-longed/article_4da83c50-ae5f-5754-ad01-5e8b4ada7158.html

ALTON TELEGRAPH
— Douglas statue comes down, but Lincoln had racist views, too – John O’Connor
https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Douglas-statue-comes-down-but-Lincoln-had-racist-15599636.php

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL
— When politics try to enter the judicial branch – Dennis Marek (DIERSEN: If you read the filings in Diersen v. GAO, you will conclude that the judges in that lawsuit concluded that Congress wants employers give preference to their employees who are Democrat, minority, younger, and/or veteran, that is, that Congress wants employers to discriminate against their employees who are Republican, White, male, older, and/or non-veteran.)
https://www.daily-journal.com/opinion/columnists/dennis-marek-when-politics-try-to-enter-the-judicial-branch/article_854c569e-fe21-11ea-a913-e7c85a585760.html

FOX ILLINOIS
— If Barrett joins, Supreme Court would have six Catholics – AP
https://foxillinois.com/news/nation-world/if-barrett-joins-supreme-court-would-have-six-catholics

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Keep America Great Parade and Rally in St. Charles Tomorrow
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/26/trumprally1/
— IL-14: Lauren Underwood Scrubs Alert 2020!
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/26/scrubs1/
Dems Move to Fear to Pass Tax Hike Constitutional Amendment
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/26/dems-move-to-fear-to-pass-tax-hike-constitutional-amendment/
— Text Arrives Supporting Judge David Gervais’ Campaign
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/26/text-arrives-supporting-judge-david-gervais-campaign/
— Sign Supporting Trump That Can Only Be Seen from the Sky
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/26/message-of-the-day-a-sign-79/
— Republican State Senates Present Ethics Proposal
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/25/republican-state-senates-present-ethics-proposal/
— IL-06/IL-14/IL-17: Digital Ad We’d Like to See for Illinois Candidates
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/09/25/savelandoflincoln1/

GOPUSA
— Video Emerges Of Joe Biden Calling U.S. Troops ‘Stupid Bastards’ During Speech
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95457

BREITBART
— Springfield, Illinois Bishop Argues Against Morality of State-Imposed Lockdowns – THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
https://www.breitbart.com/health/2020/09/25/springfield-bishop-argues-against-morality-state-imposed-lockdowns/

THE HILL
— Study finds fewer than 1 in 10 Americans have had COVID-19 – REID WILSON
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/518420-study-finds-fewer-than-1-in-10-americans-have-had-covid-19

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Hate-filled conservative-hating conservative-haters say “Amy Coney Barrett, a disciple of Justice Scalia, is poised to push the Supreme Court further right.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/barrett-supreme-court-trump/2020/09/26/20863794-feac-11ea-830c-a160b331ca62_story.html

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
— Amy Coney Barrett, Likely High Court Pick, Is Scalia’s Heir – AP
https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2020-09-26/amy-coney-barrett-likely-high-court-pick-is-scalias-heir

September 17 Morning Edition

ABC7
— OUTSTANDING: Chicago ‘Back the Blue’ rally in Jefferson Park draws hundreds of supporters – Liz Nagy
https://abc7chicago.com/jefferson-park-back-the-blue-rally-draws-hundreds-of-supporters-counter-protest/6427076/
— Mexican Independence Day celebration causes overnight traffic gridlock in Loop – Jessica D’Onofrio
https://abc7chicago.com/community-events/mexican-independence-day-celebrations-cause-downtown-gridlock/6428326/

NBC5
— OUTSTANDING: ‘Back the Blue’ Rally Takes Place on Chicago’s North Side
https://www.nbcchicago.com/top-videos-home/back-the-blue-rally-takes-place-on-chicagos-north-side/2340293/

CBS2
— Democrats, Republicans On House Committee Investigating Madigan Send Competing Letters To Feds On Limits For Hearings
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/09/16/democrats-republicans-on-house-committee-investigating-madigan-send-competing-letters-to-feds-on-limits-for-hearings/

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Big Ten battlegrounds: With football reversal, will Trump score with Midwest voters? – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/election-2020/ct-ben-ten-football-politics-20200917-5geriibjinfx7dbjup37pkmxny-story.html
— If the little things get to you, then you’re probably a voter – JOHN KASS
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-politics-little-things-kass-20200917-gtsqoxxf45e63f6ew25yiepi5q-story.html
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: A hate-filled Trump-hating Trump-hater says “Republicans adopt ‘herd mentality’ to Trump’s dangerous rigged-election rhetoric by staying silent.”
https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/rex-huppke/ct-trump-rigged-election-ballots-mail-fraud-election-biden-huppke-20200916-c5la6itxnjcznekfznc3vwwl2q-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— After Dems try to oust Smollett judge, Cook County judges forego long-established group donation to party In a rare display of political independence at election time, judges voted 42-13 against donating to the party’s get-out-the-vote efforts as they typically would. – Mark Brown
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2020/9/16/21441014/retention-judges-cook-county-democratic-party-michael-toomin-jussie-smollett-kim-foxx-election

DAILY HERALD
— Endorsement: McLaughlin for state House Dist. 52
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20200917/endorsement-mclaughlin-for-state-house-dist-52
— Endorsement: Weber for Illinois House Dist. 64
https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20200917/endorsement-weber-for-illinois-house-dist-64
— League of Women Voters announces candidate forums
https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20200916/league-of-women-voters-announces-candidate-forums
— Tommy Hanson: Candidate profile
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200917/tommy-hanson-candidate-profile

WBEZ
— The Government Is Protecting Renters, But Who Is Looking Out For The Landlords? Experts say new rules like eviction moratoriums could lead to a surge in foreclosures down the road. – Michael Puente
https://www.wbez.org/stories/the-government-is-protecting-renters-but-who-is-looking-out-for-small-landlords/f635eda0-fda0-4c44-b009-93c6d49343eb

QUAD CITIES ONLINE
— Vote against retaining Kilbride – Ray LaHood
https://qconline.com/opinion/columnists/column-vote-against-retaining-kilbride/article_1bb6ca5a-d3ac-5a87-ac28-41be9d7c4133.html

HERALD NEWS
— Will County officials talk potential of undertaking ‘disparity study’ Study could broadly assess procedures on hiring, contracts, more – ALEX ORTIZ (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://www.theherald-news.com/2020/09/15/will-county-officials-talk-potential-of-undertaking-disparity-study/ab2scrl/

CHICAGO NOW
— Illinois and Cook County still ain’t ready for reform. Neither is Chicago – Dennis Byrne
http://www.chicagonow.com/dennis-byrnes-barbershop/2020/09/illinois-and-cook-county-still-aint-ready-for-reform-neither-is-chicago/

CAPITOL FAX
— Chairman Welch sends own letter to US Attorney Lausch, claims Republicans want to use the investigative committee “as a political stunt”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/16/chairman-welch-sends-own-letter-to-us-attorney-lausch-claims-republicans-want-to-use-the-investigative-committee-as-a-political-stunt/
— Gash calls local GOP claim “baseless, wacky and unhinged”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/09/17/gash-calls-local-gop-claim-baseless-wacky-and-unhinged/

WASHINGTON TIMES
— Biden can’t count on Catholic vote as traditionalists swing to Trump – Valerie Richardson
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/16/joe-biden-cant-count-catholic-vote-traditionalists/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Why Trump’s silent majority isn’t speaking up – Hugo Gurdon
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/why-trumps-silent-majority-isnt-speaking-up

GOPUSA
— 300 And Counting: Push By Feds To Arrest Rioters In US Protests
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95059
— ‘I’m Not Leaving’ The Job, Detroit Police Chief James Craig Says (DIERSEN: I can always ask myself, what would have happened in 1997, when I was 49 years old, if I had not succumbed to my Democrat GAO superiors
https://www.gopusa.com/?p=95045

AMERICAN GREATNESS
— Enter at Your Own Risk: Bill de Blasio’s America Americans are getting a taste of the anti-police rhetoric New Yorkers have suffered for years, and they’re not on board. – Jessica Anderson
https://amgreatness.com/2020/09/16/enter-at-your-own-risk-bill-de-blasios-america/

BREITBART
— Amnesty Groups Demand Bailout for Cities, States that Rely on Illegal Migrants – NEIL MUNRO
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/16/amnesty-groups-demand-bailout-for-cities-states-that-rely-on-illegal-migrants/

DAILY CALLER
— Wealthy DC Suburb Refused To Hold Over 900 Criminal Illegal Aliens For ICE – JAKE DIMA
https://dailycaller.com/2020/09/16/fairfax-virginia-ice-detainers-criminal-illegal-immigrants-deport/

NEWSMAX
— Nasty Media Support Renders Biden Undeserving of a Win – Conrad Black
https://www.newsmax.com/conradblack/hamilton-jefferson-roosevelt/2020/09/16/id/987273/

LIFE SITE NEWS
— Democrat Congressman Sean Casten Slams Trump Supporters as “Racist” and “Loony” – PETER HASSON
https://www.lifenews.com/2020/09/17/democrat-congressman-slams-trump-supporters-as-racist-and-loony/

PATRIOT POST
— Facebook Attaches an Asterisk to Free Speech – Tony Perkins
https://patriotpost.us/opinion/73506-facebook-attaches-an-asterisk-to-free-speech-2020-09-17

COLLEGE FIX
— The new Iron Curtain: Colleges use legal innovations to punish dissent and purge academic heretics – STEPHEN BASKERVILLE
https://www.thecollegefix.com/the-new-iron-curtain-colleges-use-legal-innovations-to-punish-dissent-and-purge-academic-heretics/

REAL CLEAR POLITICS
— Trump On Possible Election Night Rioting: “We Will Put It Down Very, Very Quickly” – Ian Schwartz
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2020/09/16/trump_on_possible_election_night_rioting_we_will_put_it_down_very_very_quickly.html

EPOCH TIMES
— More Than 349,000 Dead Registrants Remain on Voter Rolls, Report Finds – IVAN PENTCHOUKOV
https://www.theepochtimes.com/more-than-349000-dead-registrants-remain-on-voter-rolls-report-finds_3502704.html

NEW YORK TIMES
— Stop Expecting Life to Go Back to Normal Next Year Americans will need to take pandemic precautions well into 2021 — yes, even after a vaccine arrives. – Aaron E. Carroll
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/15/opinion/coronavirus-precautions.html

NEW YORK POST
— Over 400 Michigan overseas ballots printed with wrong Trump running mate – Tamar Lapin
https://nypost.com/2020/09/16/michigan-overseas-ballots-printed-with-wrong-trump-running-mate/

USA TODAY
— ‘There’s not a comparable year’: Homicides are up 52% in Chicago amid COVID-19, with majority involving people of color – Grace Hauck
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/09/17/chicago-covid-shootings-homicides-surge-affecting-people-color/5804396002/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Democrat Madness Political insanity can be defined as refusing to admit the reality of destructive violence. – Daniel Henninger
https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrat-madness-11600296765
— Homicide Stats Show ‘Minneapolis Effect’ In cities across the U.S., the shooting started when antipolice protests led officers to pull back. – Paul Cassell
https://www.wsj.com/articles/homicide-stats-show-minneapolis-effect-11600296843

BLOOMBERG
— Barr Says ‘Black Lives Matter’ Doesn’t Care About Black Lives Attorney general says movement just wants political ‘props’ ‘Small number of Blacks were killed by police,’ Barr says – Chris Strohm
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-17/barr-says-black-lives-matter-doesn-t-care-about-black-lives

FORBES
— Federal Reserve Says It Will Keep Interest Rates Near Zero Until 2023 – Sergei Klebnikov (DIERSEN: This helps borrowers and harms retirees.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/sergeiklebnikov/2020/09/16/federal-reserve-says-it-will-keep-interest-rates-near-zero-until-2023/#6aa67c53798d

LAW 360
— Microsoft Cuts $3M Deal To End Feds’ Hiring Probe (DIERSEN: In 1971, when I was 22 years old, Oldsmobile withdrew a job offer that I had accepted saying that it had just agreed to stop hiring Whites to settle an EEOC complaint. Firestone Stores fired me because I had sought and accepted that offer. The aforesaid directly resulted in my accepting a job offer from IRS.)
https://www.law360.com/employment/articles/1310740

August 30 Evening Edition

NBC5
— Wisconsin Gov. Evers Asks President Trump to Reconsider Kenosha Visit The president will meet with law enforcement and survey damage on Tuesday, according to the White House (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/wisconsin-gov-evers-asks-president-trump-to-reconsider-kenosha-visit/2331369/
— Illinois Reports Nearly 2,000 New Coronavirus Cases, Passes 4 Million Tests Threshold
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/coronavirus/illinois-reports-nearly-2000-new-coronavirus-cases-passes-4-million-tests-threshold/2331270/

ABC7
— 3 charged in Wheaton, Lombard home invasions and shooting, DuPage county officials say
https://abc7chicago.com/several-charged-in-dupage-county-home-invasions-shooting/6395784/
— Illinois COVID-19: IL reports 1,992 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths – Jessica D’Onofrio and John Garcia
https://abc7chicago.com/health/il-surpasses-4m-covid-19-tests/6395921/

FOX NEWS CHICAGO
— OUTSTANDING: Rally supporting police draws scores to downtown Kenosha
https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/rally-supporting-police-draws-scores-to-downtown-kenosha-1

WTTW
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.
https://news.wttw.com/2020/08/30/fanning-flames-democrats-accuse-trump-stoking-violence

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— State and local officials make accommodations to ensure voters are safe Perhaps the most pressing worry of most voters is how polling places will be kept virus-free. – AP
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/8/30/21407683/state-and-local-officials-make-accommodations-to-ensure-voters-are-safe

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.
https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-nw-trump-democrats-violence-campaign-20200830-3hho4h3av5g6fpcfubemwuruui-story.html
— University of Chicago students call for defunding, abolishing school police during rally outside university president’s house – ALICE YIN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-university-of-chicago-police-defund-abolish-protest-20200830-vrfsxflwljhbdovnu7ns5bmw2e-story.html

DAILY HERALD
— Hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots requested by suburban voters – Lauren Rohr
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200830/hundreds-of-thousands-of-mail-in-ballots-requested-by-suburban-voters
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200830/news/308309918/
— OUTSTANDING: Rally supporting police draws scores to downtown Kenosha – AP
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200830/news/308309928/
— Trump supporters, protesters clash in Portland; 1 killed – AP (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200830/news/308309966/

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA NEWS GAZETTE
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.
https://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/real-talk-the-resurgence-of-private-racist-murder/article_726629d4-544d-5ff2-adc7-d0148632c8cd.html

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL
— Hundreds of protesters in Madison demand justice for Jacob Blake – Elizabeth Beyer (DIERSEN: What demands have protestors made on your mayor? Should mayors be required to disclose in press releases a) the demands that have been made on them, b) who made those demands, and c) what they have done and/or will do to respond to those demands? What would your mayor do if/when Democrats demand that your mayor get rid of individuals, organizations, and companies that are law enforcement officers, Trump supporters, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owners, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoiders, and/or those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time?)
https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/hundreds-of-protesters-in-madison-demand-justice-for-jacob-blake/article_de4e9de0-8a3d-572b-965b-5e08cf3a572c.html

MARION STAR
— OUTSTANDING: Marion Countians turn out to ‘Back the Blue’
https://www.marionstar.com/picture-gallery/news/2020/08/30/images-marion-countians-turn-out-back-blue/5669063002/

CHICAGO NOW
— Berkowitz w/14th CD R cand Oberweis in Chicago
http://www.chicagonow.com/public-affairs-with-jeff-berkowitz/2020/08/better-than-flannery-on-fire-watch-berkowitz-w14th-cd-r-cand-oberweis-in-chicago-this-morning-830-am-in-aurora-this-evening-6-pm-on-web-247/

MCHENRY COUNTY BLOG
— Disgraced Lake County Democratic Party Chairman Terry Link Resigns
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/08/30/disgraced-lake-county-democratic-party-chairman-terry-link-resigns/
— Vote No on Eliminating Elected Coroner Campaign Surfaces
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/08/30/vote-no-on-eliminating-elected-coroner-campaign-surfaces/
— IL-06: First Head to Head Candidates Forum Scheduled
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/08/30/cif1/
— Rezin Calls Out Pritzker for Coronavirus Penalty Double Standard
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/08/29/rezin-calls-out-pritzker-for-coronavirus-penalty-double-standard/
— Another Chicago Trump Law Enforcement Action, This Time for an Ex-Con Looter
http://mchenrycountyblog.com/2020/08/28/another-chicago-trump-law-enforcement-action-this-time-for-an-ex-con-looter/

FOX NEWS
— Democrats own these riots – blaming Trump won’t work Democratic mayors and governors have all but encouraged the mayhem – David Limbaugh
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/democrats-own-riots-cant-blame-trump-david-limbaugh

BREITBART
— OUTSTANDING: Hundreds Gather for ‘Back the Blue’ Rally in Washington State – AMY FURR
https://www.breitbart.com/pre-viral/2020/08/30/video-hundreds-gather-back-blue-rally-washington/
— Willie Brown to Democrats and Media: Stop Calling Riots ‘Demonstrations’ – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.breitbart.com/law-and-order/2020/08/30/willie-brown-to-democrats-and-media-stop-calling-riots-demonstrations/
— Joe Biden Says Trump ‘Incitement’ Led to Death of Apparent Trump Supporter in Portland – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/08/30/joe-biden-says-trump-incitement-led-to-death-of-apparent-trump-supporter-in-portland-oregon/
— Man Shot and Killed in Portland Amid Riots, Civil Unrest – DYLAN GWINN
https://www.breitbart.com/social-justice/2020/08/29/watch-man-shot-and-killed-in-portland-amid-riots-civil-unrest/
— Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Blames Trump for Violence that Led to Death of Apparent Trump Supporter – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/30/watch-portland-mayor-ted-wheeler-blames-trump-for-violence-that-led-to-death-of-apparent-trump-supporter/

DAILY SIGNAL
— OUTSTANDING: Virginia Republicans Sign ‘Police Pledge’ to Back the Blue – Rachel del Guidice
https://www.dailysignal.com/2020/08/30/virginia-republicans-sign-police-pledge-to-back-the-blue/

PJ MEDIA
— Black Support for Trump Surges After Convention – MATT MARGOLIS
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/matt-margolis/2020/08/29/huge-black-support-for-trump-surges-after-convention-n864103

CAMPUS REFORM
— Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran College rescinds Mike Pence invitation amid student backlash – Jezzamine Wolk
https://campusreform.org/?ID=15517

THE HILL
— Michael Moore warns of 2016 repeat: Enthusiasm for Trump ‘OFF THE CHARTS’ – JOE CONCHA
https://thehill.com/homenews/media/514247-michael-moore-warns-of-2016-repeat-enthusiasm-for-trump-off-the-charts
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.
https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/514317-klobuchar-we-are-not-safe-in-donald-trumps-america
https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/514312-biden-campaign-adviser-trump-has-been-trying-to-incite-violence
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/514313-bass-trumps-only-purpose-is-to-agitate-violence
https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/514322-demings-portland-what-happens-when-homeland-security-is
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/514320-top-house-democrat-black-men-can-get-killed-and-the-president-wont-say-a-word
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/514307-schiff-says-trump-willfully-fanning-the-flames-of-violence-to-help-campaign
https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/514302-a-trump-victory-promises-4-more-years-of-american-carnage
https://thehill.com/homenews/news/514326-wnba-player-defends-protests-over-police-brutality-amid-trump-criticism
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/514347-biden-i-condemn-violence-in-portland-challenge-trump-to-do-the-same
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/514357-wisconsin-governor-urges-trump-to-reconsider-visit-to-kenosha

ASSOCIATED PRESS
— Wisconsin Gov. asks Trump to reconsider plans to visit Kenosha (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.mywebtimes.com/2020/08/30/wisconsin-gov-asks-trump-to-reconsider-plans-to-visit-kenosha/agrb7gk/

REUTERS
— Democrats say Trump visit may worsen protests in Wisconsin city – Nandita Bose, David Morgan (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-race-usa-wisconsin/democrats-say-trump-visit-may-worsen-protests-in-wisconsin-city-idUSKBN25Q0KO

CNN
— The U.S. is adding jobs. But the recovery could take years – Julia Horowitz
https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/30/investing/stocks-week-ahead/index.html

NBC NEWS
— Trump praises right-wing supporters and rails against protesters following unrest in Portland Trump’s posts came as Portland police investigate the shooting death of a man amid clashes between a pro-Trump vehicle rally and counter-protesters.
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-rails-against-protesters-following-unrest-portland-n1238808
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/fanning-flames-hate-biden-slams-trump-encouraging-violence-portland-n1238815

ESPN
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: The downfall of the NBA.
https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/29772617/from-michael-jordan-lebron-james-how-nba-became-powerful-political-organization

NEW YORK TIMES
— OUTSTANDING: Rally Supporting Police Draws Scores to Downtown Kenosha – AP
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/08/30/us/ap-us-police-shooting-wisconsin.html
— Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Says State Does Not Need a Visit From President Trump – Reuters (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/08/30/us/30reuters-global-race-usa-wisconsin.html

WASHINGTON POST
— Biden accuses Trump of ‘recklessly encouraging violence’ in response to Portland shooting – Elise Viebeck (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/08/30/trump-unleashes-barrage-tweets-response-portland-violence-says-big-backlash-protests-cannot-be-unexpected/

WALL STREET JOURNAL
— Today’s College Classroom Is a Therapy Session The tough guys are gone. Instructors are expected to foster ‘safe,’ ‘nurturing,’ ‘antiracist’ spaces. – Joseph Epstein
https://www.wsj.com/articles/todays-college-classroom-is-a-therapy-session-11598654387

BUSINESS INSIDER
— White House chief of staff Mark Meadows says Trump is ‘on the side of law enforcement and the rule of law’ – Connor Perrett
https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-law-enforcement-and-the-rule-of-law-2020-8

FORBES
— Trump Praises Supporters In Caravan After Deadly Portland Protests – Andrew Solender
https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewsolender/2020/08/30/trump-praises-supporters-in-caravan-after-deadly-portland-protests/
— Use Of White House For Citizenship Ceremony By Trump Campaign Sparks Criticism – Andy J. Semotiuk (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats shout at legal immigrants, and at everyone else, that Republicans are White supremacists, Nazis, KKK members, haters, racists, and even worse thing who should be gotten rid of once and for all Democrats see legal immigrants along with citizens of foreign countries, minorities, women, young people, poor people, non-Christians, and non-German Americans, moderates, liberals, Libertarians, Independents, Greens, and RINOs as being soldiers in their army to destroy Republicans.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/andyjsemotiuk/2020/08/30/use-of-white-house-for-citizenship-ceremony-by-trump-campaign-sparks-criticism/

WISN
— Kenosha curfew extended through at least Wednesday morning The curfew is valid for all areas east of I-94.
https://www.wisn.com/article/kenosha-curfew-extended-through-at-least-wednesday-morning/33838770
— OUTSTANDING: Law enforcement supporters hold ‘Back the Blue’ rally
https://www.wisn.com/article/law-enforcement-supporters-hold-back-the-blue-rally/33837700

MINNESOTA STAR TRIBUNE
— OUTSTANDING: Rally supporting police draws scores to downtown Kenosha – AP
https://www.startribune.com/rally-supporting-police-draws-scores-to-downtown-kenosha/572268312/

LOCAL 10
— OUTSTANDING: Trump supporters take to the waters for boat rally Floatilla sailed from North Miami to Fisher Island
https://www.local10.com/vote-2020/2020/08/30/trump-supporters-take-to-the-waters-for-boat-rally/

WASHINGTON MONTHLY
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Ever-increasingly, Democrats promote hatred, protests, looting, rioting, arson, and even worse things, and then blame it on Trump.
https://washingtonmonthly.com/2020/08/30/white-supremacists-are-invading-american-cities-to-incite-a-civil-war/

August 26 Evening Edition

ABC7
— RNC 2020: Expect Mike Pence, Kellyanne Conway and protest pushback on night 3 of Republican convention Vice President Mike Pence will deliver the marquee speech Wednesday night at the Republican convention. Karen Pence will also speak. – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/rnc-night-3-expect-pence-conway-and-protest-pushback/6390180/
— Jacob Blake Shooting: Wisconsin officials name Kenosha officer who shot Blake Antioch teen Kyle Rittenhouse in custody after 3 shot, 2 fatally at protest after Blake’s shooting – Diane Pathieu, Cate Cauguiran and Chuck Goudie
https://abc7chicago.com/wisconsin-officials-name-officer-who-shot-jacob-blake/6389441/
— ‘No coordinated national voter fraud effort during a major election’: FBI – LUKE BARR (DIERSEN: According to the DuPage County Election Division, of the 112,037 requests for mail-in ballots that it has received so far: 55,670 (50%) were received from registered Democrats; 35,513 (31%) from Independents; and 20,854 (19%) from registered Republicans.)
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/no-coordinated-national-voter-fraud-effort-during-a-major-election-fbi/6390193/

NBC5
— RNC Night 3: Pences, Conway to Speak
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/rnc-night-3-live-coverage/2329193/
— Wisconsin DOJ Reveals New Details Surrounding Jacob Blake’s Shooting by Kenosha Police The details are some of the first to be released on the moments leading up to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, which has become the center of demonstrations and sparked nationwide calls for justice.
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/wisconsin-doj-reveals-new-details-surrounding-jacob-blakes-shooting-by-kenosha-police/2329213/

WTTW
— State Sen. Bill Brady on Unrest, COVID-19, Mail-in Voting and RNC – Marissa Nelson
https://news.wttw.com/2020/08/26/state-sen-bill-brady-unrest-covid-19-mail-voting-and-rnc

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
— Chicago FOP president says he’s heading to White House for President Trump’s GOP nomination acceptance speech – LISA DONOVAN
https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-fop-president-catanzara-to-attend-trump-speech-white-house-20200826-ci6kylykj5g5xaifbnddc7ihcq-story.html
— ‘I’ve never had to think about my own safety in this way before’: Shaken by summer looting in affluent neighborhoods, some Chicagoans are moving away. – CHRISTEN A. JOHNSON
https://www.chicagotribune.com/real-estate/ct-re-moving-looting-riots-protests-0826-20200826-ps432obfcbg3jhcinoyn4izbwq-story.html
— NBA, WNBA and MLB games called off as players boycott in response to Kenosha police shooting of Jacob Blake – AP
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/breaking/ct-milwaukee-bucks-protest-jacob-blake-20200826-gsgim3ogujcapnttgmyztknpny-story.html
— Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,157 new known COVID-19 cases and 37 additional deaths reported, the highest number of fatalities in the state since the beginning of July
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-pandemic-chicago-illinois-news-20200826-ituwpezeqvdlxkd37tbsruylsu-story.html
— ‘There’s been an awful lot of partying’: Northwestern University asks Evanston residents to report students who ignore COVID-19 precautions in off-campus gatherings – ELYSSA CHERNEY
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-covid-19-illinois-northwestern-university-evanston-campus-20200826-2melgcdbzjcfroazs7qzo4cu6a-story.html
— Chaos in Kenosha: Will our civil war ever end? – ROBERT C. KOEHLER (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, since the Civil War, Democrats shout at Blacks a) that Republicans have caused all the problems that Blacks have had, b) that Republicans are causing all the problems that Blacks are having, and c) that Republicans will forever cause all the problems that Blacks will have.)
https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-kenosha-wisconsin-unrest-violence-shooting-20200826-m3e7zcqg7faxxou2xhqywmsobe-story.html

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
— Watch the 2020 Republican National Convention live The GOP convention is a crucial moment for Trump, who aims to recast the story of his presidency and present the election as a choice between his vision for America’s future and the one presented by Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
https://chicago.suntimes.com/elections/2020/8/24/21399574/watch-live-2020-republican-national-convention
— Antioch teen arrested in fatal shooting during protests in Kenosha Three people were shot, two fatally, during a third night of civil unrest after police shot Jacob Blake. – Mitch Dudek and Tom Schuba
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/8/26/21402877/kyle-rittenhouse-kenosha-shooting-arrest-antioch-jacob-blake
— How Illinois finances fell apart — and how we can set them right Politicians promised to deliver on perks that were too good to be true. And they promised that skimming more tax revenue from the people of Illinois could make the numbers work. It has not worked. – Adam Schuster
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/8/26/21402853/illinois-public-finances-debt-speaker-madigan-pension-debt-illinois-policy-institute
— CPS board votes to keep police in schools Chicago Police officers will remain in 55 Chicago Public Schools despite fierce protests from students and activists. – Nader Issa
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/8/26/21402246/school-police-officers-cps-public-schools-cops
— Right to bare faces? No matter what Trump and supporters do, Illinois Republicans say masks are ‘right thing to do’ Whether President Trump speaks to a sea of masks — or bare faces — on Thursday, Illinois GOP leaders expect facial coverings to remain a top campaign issue. – Rachel Hinton
https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/8/26/21403343/mask-face-covering-trump-speech-illinois-republicans-campaign-republican-national-convention

DAILY HERALD
— LaPlante appointed to challenge Elliott for DuPage board seat – Katlyn Smith
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200826/laplante-appointed-to-challenge-elliott-for-dupage-board-seat
— DuPage program to help schools with remote learning
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20200826/dupage-program-to-help-schools-with-remote-learning

WBBM
— Republican Oberweis: Voters Will Vote For Or Against Trump, Biden Irrelevant – CRAIG DELLIMORE
https://wbbm780.radio.com/articles/republican-oberweis-voters-will-vote-for-or-against-trump

BADGER HERALD
— Madison: Elected officials join Black Lives Matter protest on third night since shooting of Jacob Blake Youth-led protest demands institutional change, community control – MARY MAGNUSON
https://badgerherald.com/news/2020/08/26/elected-officials-join-black-lives-matter-protest-on-third-night-since-shooting-of-jacob-blake/

QUAD CITIES ONLINE
— Floyd’s death sparks new activism among communities of color – Gregory Bull
https://qconline.com/news/national/floyd-s-death-sparks-new-activism-among-communities-of-color/image_51dd2016-7368-5661-a740-073e514b0d14.html
(FROM THE ARTICLE: Frank Xu stands for a portrait Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in San Diego. Xu is working to defeat an affirmative action measure on the California ballot that supporters say is essential to dismantling decades of systemic racism. Xu sees affirmative action as an attack on their children, a policy allowing competitive schools to reject high-testing Asian students in favor of African Americans and Latinos.)

THE X RADIO
— Effingham: Local Republicans to Gather on Final Night of GOP Convention – Greg Sapp
http://www.thexradio.com/news/78-local-news/46118-local-republicans-to-gather-on-final-night-of-gop-convention

KANE COUNTY CONNECTS
— 4 REFERENDUMS SO FAR ON NOV. 3 BALLOT — INCLUDING STATEWIDE GRADUATED INCOME TAX AMENDMENT
https://kanecountyconnects.com/2020/08/4-referendums-so-far-on-nov-3-ballot-including-statewide-graduated-income-tax-amendment/

ILLINOIS REVIEW
— ANTIOCH, ILLINOIS POLICE DEALING WITH VIOLENCE THREATS AFTER 17 YEAR OLD ACCUSED KILLER IS ARRESTED
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/08/antioch-illinois-police-dealing-with-violence-threats-after-17-year-old-accused-killer-is-arrested-.html
— BLACK REPUBLICANS DISCUSS HOW TO ATTRACT MORE FROM THEIR COMMUNITY TO THE GOP
https://www.illinoisreview.com/illinoisreview/2020/08/black-republicans-discuss-how-to-attract-more-from-their-community-to-the-gop.html

CAPITOL FAX
— Ives complains that Casten’s remarks have “received little to no media scrutiny”
https://capitolfax.com/2020/08/26/ives-complains-that-castens-remarks-have-received-little-to-no-media-scrutiny/
— Republicans may hold own hearings on COVID-19 response
https://capitolfax.com/2020/08/26/republicans-may-hold-own-hearings-on-covid-19-response/
— AG’s office is currently dealing with 25 COVID-related lawsuits
https://capitolfax.com/2020/08/26/ags-office-is-currently-dealing-with-25-covid-related-lawsuits/
— 2,157 new cases, 37 additional deaths, 1,573 people in the hospital, 4.0 percent positivity rate
https://capitolfax.com/2020/08/26/2157-new-cases-37-additional-deaths-1573-people-in-the-hospital-40-percent-positivity-rate/
— Republicans launch new African-American “working group” during convention week
https://capitolfax.com/2020/08/26/republicans-launch-new-african-american-working-group-during-convention-week/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Republicans will benefit from the Left’s evil ‘cancel culture’ – Quin Hillyer
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/republicans-will-benefit-from-the-lefts-evil-cancel-culture
— Trump calls for drug tests before Biden debate – Byron York
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/trump-calls-for-drug-tests-before-biden-debate

BREITBART
— Ending the Cultural Revolution Must Be a GOP Priority – ALLUM BOKHARI
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/08/26/bokhari-ending-the-cultural-revolution-must-be-a-gop-priority/
— Kamala Harris Has Yet to Condemn Deadly Kenosha Riots Personally – JOEL B. POLLAK
https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/08/26/night-3-joe-biden-kamala-harris-have-yet-to-condemn-deadly-kenosha-riots-personally/
— Investor: Safety Driving Hundreds of Thousands of People from U.S. Cities to Suburbs – PENNY STARR
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/26/investor-safety-driving-hundreds-of-thousands-of-people-from-u-s-cities-to-suburbs/
— Bette Midler Gets Hammered After Calling Melania Trump an ‘Illegal Alien’ Who ‘Can’t Speak English’ – KRISTINA WONG
https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2020/08/26/bette-midler-gets-hammered-after-calling-melania-trump-an-illegal-alien-who-cant-speak-english/

DAILY CALLER
— Democratic Rep Sean Casten Claims Gun Ownership Is Linked To ‘Having Small Genitals’ – PETER HASSON
https://dailycaller.com/2020/08/26/sean-casten-illinois-gun-ownership-genital-size/

DAILY SIGNAL
— Black Lives Matter Suppresses the Truth About Poverty – Star Parker
https://www.dailysignal.com/2020/08/26/black-lives-matter-suppresses-the-truth-about-poverty/

NEWS BUSTERS
— New York Times Smears Nicholas Sandmann, Trump With Racist Canards – Clay Waters
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/clay-waters/2020/08/26/new-york-times-smears-nicholas-sandmann-trump-racist-canards

EPOCH TIMES
— To End Kenosha, Democrats Must Stop Infantilizing Black People – ROGER L. SIMON
https://www.theepochtimes.com/to-end-kenosha-democrats-must-stop-infantilizing-black-people_3477036.html

THE HILL
— Trump says he’s sending federal assistance to address Wisconsin protests – BRETT SAMUELS
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/513777-trump-says-hes-sending-federal-assistance-to-address-wisconsin

UPI
— Veterans more likely to leave federal jobs over lack of satisfaction – Ed Adamczyk (DIERSEN: GAO hired me in 1980 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, younger person, or veteran who would take the job. IRS hired me in 1971 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job. The Post Office hired me in 1966 because it could not find a qualified Democrat, minority, female, or veteran who would take the job.)
https://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2020/08/26/Report-Veterans-more-likely-to-leave-federal-jobs-over-lack-of-satisfaction/7411598460414/

NEW YORK TIMES
— How Chaos in Kenosha Is Already Swaying Some Voters in Wisconsin As residents see fires and looting, some worry that local Democratic leaders are failing to keep control of the situation. – Sabrina Tavernise and Ellen Almer Durston
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/26/us/kenosha-wisconsin-trump.html

WASHINGTON POST
— NBA playoffs come to halt: Games postponed as players protest social injustice – Ben Golliver
https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/08/26/bucks-boycott-nba-playoff-game/

NPR
— There’s No Evidence Supporting Trump’s Mail Ballot Warnings, FBI Says – MILES PARKS (DIERSEN: According to the DuPage County Election Division, of the 112,037 requests for mail-in ballots that it has received so far: 55,670 (50%) were received from registered Democrats; 35,513 (31%) from Independents; and 20,854 (19%) from registered Republicans.)
https://www.npr.org/2020/08/26/906262573/theres-no-evidence-supporting-trump-s-mail-ballot-warnings-fbi-says

FED WEEK
— EEOC Explains National Origin Discrimination Policies in Federal Workforce
https://www.fedweek.com/issue-briefs/eeoc-explains-national-origin-discrimination-policies-in-federal-workforce/

AXIOS
— Republican convention speakers target the media – Sara Fischer
https://www.axios.com/republican-convention-speakers-target-media-82e3dfbb-a3de-42d4-945b-6c46f5880f2b.html

July 26 Evening Edition

ABC7
— ComEd bribery scheme implicating Illinois House Speaker revives term limits talk – AP
https://abc7chicago.com/politics/bribery-scheme-implicating-madigan-revives-term-limits-talk/6335584/
— IL reports 1,541 new cases, 1 additional death as Chicago reimposes tighter coronavirus restrictions Illinois health officials reported 1,426 new cases, 12 additional deaths Saturday – Jesse Kirsch
https://abc7chicago.com/health/il-reports-1-new-death;-1541-new-covid-19-cases-sunday/6335722/

NBC5
— Mike Ditka Criticizes Kneeling During National Anthem
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/mike-ditka-criticizes-athletes-who-kneel-during-national-anthem/2311723/

DANVILLE COMMERCIAL NEWS
— This is Mike Madigan’s last hurrah – JIM NOWLAN
https://www.commercial-news.com/opinion/jim-nowlan-this-is-mike-madigan-s-last-hurrah/article_f55dc4c2-cf5f-11ea-bc51-e7d0a0cfc7c5.html

WILLIAM J KELLY
— William J. Kelly Speaks at the Million Unmasked March at the Springfield Capitol
https://www.williamjkelly.org/news/#william-j-kelly-speaks-at-the-million-unmasked-march-at-the-springfield-capitol

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
— Trump loyalists are already setting up scapegoats for a November loss – Jay Caruso (DIERSEN: I should write a book about scapegoaters. They blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for all of their problems, for all of your problems, for all of my problems, for all of everyone’s problems. They blame me and my GOPUSA ILLINOIS emails for all the losses that Republican candidates on ballots in my precinct have suffered since 2000.)
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/trump-loyalists-are-already-setting-up-scapegoats-for-a-november-loss

FOX NEWS
— OUTSTANDING: College student arranges for pro-police billboard to be displayed in Oregon
https://news.yahoo.com/college-student-arranges-pro-police-120220637.html
— Carson on scrapping Obama-era housing rule: We don’t need layers of bureaucracy telling Americans how to live (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, Democrats do everything that they can to flood the suburbs with individuals, organizations, and companies that are anti-law enforcement, anti-Trump, anti-conservative, anti-patriotic, anti-Republican, anti-American, anti-White, anti-male, anti-older people, anti-heterosexuals, anti-married people, anti-non-poor people, anti-gun owners, anti-Italian Americans, anti-Christians, anti-Italian Americans, anti-German Americans, anti-draft avoiders, and/or anti-those whose ancestors have been in America for a long time. I should write a book about the successes that Democrats and their Libertarian, Green, and RINO enablers have had in DuPage County, DuPage County’s 4th District, Milton Township, Wheaton, Wheaton’s West District, my precinct, and my neighborhood. According to those who run your municipality, your township, your county, and Illinois, what percent of those in your municipality, in your township, in your county, and in Illinois are racist? Ever-increasingly, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, RINOs, and other hate-filled Trump-haters hint/imply/argue/shout that all Republicans are racists who should be gotten rid of once and for all. Ever-increasingly, the aforesaid hate-filled Trump-haters hint/imply/argue/shout that the more votes that Republican candidates get in a precinct, municipal district, municipality, county district, county, or state, the more racist that precinct, municipal district, municipality, county district, county, and state is.)
https://www.foxnews.com/transcript/carson-on-scrapping-obama-era-housing-rule-we-dont-need-layers-of-bureaucracy-telling-americans-how-to-live

BREITBART
— Demonstrators Attack Federal Buildings in L.A. in Solidarity with Portland – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/07/25/lapd-mobilizes-after-demonstrators-attack-federal-buildings-in-downtown-los-angeles/
— Mostly Peaceful: Riots in Democrat-Run Cities in ‘Solidarity’ with Portland – JOEL B. POLLAK (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/07/26/mostly-peaceful-riots-in-democrat-run-cities-in-solidarity-with-portland-riots/

BLAZE
— Riot declared in Portland as vandals tear down fence protecting federal courthouse Rioters and federal law enforcement engaged in fiery clashes on the 59th day of protests. – Paul Sacca (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.theblaze.com/news/portland-riots-video-courthouse-fence

DAILY WIRE
— Civil Rights Activists Fire Back At Portland Protesters: It’s No Longer About Black Lives – Emily Zanotti (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.dailywire.com/news/civil-rights-activists-fire-back-at-portland-protesters-its-no-longer-about-black-lives

TOWNHALL
— Leftist Mob Gathers Outside the Home of Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf – Bronson Stocking (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bronsonstocking/2020/07/26/leftist-mob-gathers-outside-dhs-secretary-wolfs-home-n2573138

PJ MEDIA
— Media in Illinois Silent About Gov. Pritzker’s Ties to Corrupt House Speaker – RICK MORAN
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2020/07/26/media-in-illinois-silent-about-gov-pritzker-ties-to-corrupt-house-speaker-n709057
— 10 Big Fat Lies You’re Being Told About the Portland Riots – VICTORIA TAFT (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://pjmedia.com/columns/victoria-taft/2020/07/26/10-big-fat-lies-youre-being-told-about-the-portland-riots-n675861

COMMUNITIES DIGITAL NEWS
— Young, dumb, privileged Maoist punks plot Marxist Revolution in the U.S. – Terry Ponick (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/commentary/young-dumb-privileged-maoist-punks-plot-marxist-revolution-in-the-us-131174/

MSNBC
— Swing state voters disagree on whether Trump is racist – ALI VELSHI (DIERSEN: Ever-increasingly, the more of the following that you are, the more that hate-filled Trump-haters call you a racist and even worse things: law enforcement officer: Trump supporter, conservative, patriotic, Republican, American, White, male, older, heterosexual, married, non-poor, gun owner, Christian, Italian American, German American, draft avoider, and/or if your ancestors have been in America for a long time.)
https://www.msnbc.com/ali-velshi/watch/swing-state-voters-disagree-on-whether-trump-is-racist-88309829842

WASHINGTON POST
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: Democrats crow that “Protests explode across the country; police declare riots in Seattle, Portland. In Seattle, police said protesters set fire to a construction site for a juvenile detention facility. In Portland, protesters breached a federal courthouse.” How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/07/25/seattle-police-declare-riot-renewed-black-lives-matter-protests/

CBS DENVER
— OUTSTANDING: ‘Back The Blue’ Rally In Berthoud Sunday – Anica Padilla
https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/07/26/counter-protesters-scuffle-demonstrators-back-the-blue-rally-berthoud/

BATON ROUGE PROUD
— OUTSTANDING: Back the Blue: Honoring our law enforcement across the metro – Crystal Whitman
https://www.brproud.com/news/back-the-blue-honoring-our-law-enforcement-across-the-metro/

ERIE NEWS NOW
— OUTSTANDING: Back the Blue Rally Takes Place in North East About 200 people attended the Back the Blue Rally to show support for local and national police officers. – Rachel Niemi
https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/42411998/back-the-blue-rally-takes-place-in-north-east

PROGRESS INDEX
— OUTSTANDING: Rally draws hundreds to Back the Blue – y Kristi K. Higgins
https://www.progress-index.com/news/20200726/rally-draws-hundreds-to-back-blue-and-green

KTVZ
— OUTSTANDING: Redmond flag-waving rally supports President Trump
https://ktvz.com/videos/local-videos/2020/07/26/redmond-flag-waving-rally-supports-president-trump/

FOUR STATES HOMEPAGE
— OUTSTANDING: ‘Back the Blue’ event shows support to law enforcement officers in Virginia Beach – Kara Dixon
https://www.fourstateshomepage.com/news/back-the-blue-event-shows-support-to-law-enforcement-officers-in-virginia-beach/

NEWSWEEK
— OUTRAGEOUS: Chicago Mayor Blames Other States With ‘No Gun Control’ for City’s Increasing Violence – TOM O’CONNOR (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.newsweek.com/chicago-mayor-blame-states-no-gun-control-violence-1520560

FORBES
— DIERSEN HEADLINE: DISGUSTING, TRAGIC: Pot pushers push pot.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/roberthoban/2020/07/26/marijuana-legalization-may-not-be-a-blue-issue/#4e6c562858bf

ARMENIAN REPORTER
— Portland rioters use ‘cover of crowd’ to commit crimes, launch fireworks at officers – Jackson Delong (DIERSEN: How soon will the BLMers, that is, the Democrats, riot in your municipality?)
https://www.reporter.am/portland-rioters-use-cover-of-crowd-to-commit-crimes-launch-fireworks-at-officers/