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October 29, 2018 Press Releases

CASTEN STATEMENT ON PETER ROSKAM’S FUNDRAISING LUNCH WITH SENATOR MARCO RUBIO

(Downers Grove, IL) October 29, 2018 - Just two days after an anti-Semitic man committed a hate crime with the use of a deadly AR-15 weapon, and one week after Republican Peter Roskam reaffirmed his opposition to a ban on assault weapons, Senator Marco Rubio (FL) will hold a fundraising luncheon for Roskam’s campaign. In response, Illinois Sixth Congressional District candidate Sean Casten released the following statement:

October 29, 2018 Press Releases

BREAKING: ROSKAM RECEIVES ANOTHER “PANTS ON FIRE” RATING FOR LYING ABOUT HIS HEALTH CARE RECORD

(Downers Grove, IL) October 28, 2018 - Today, Peter Roskam earned another “Pants on Fire” rating from Politifact for misrepresenting his record by falsely claiming he did not vote to weaken protections for pre-existing conditions. Politifact also dinged Roskam for claiming that a Washington Post fact-check found criticism over his vote to weaken pre-existing condition protections was found to be false when no such fact-check exists.

October 26, 2018 Press Releases

CASTEN CALLS ON ROSKAM TO RETURN CHEMICAL LOBBY MONEY

(Downers Grove, IL) October 26, 2018 - Today, Sixth District Congressional Candidate Sean Casten called on Peter Roskam to return the money he’s received from the chemical lobby. According to newly filed FEC reports, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) gave Roskam a sizable campaign check on October 3rd, just eight days after requesting that the EPA reconsider the risk value of ethylene oxide - the cancer causing chemical released by Sterigenics in Willowbrook - which the EPA recently acknowledged as a known human carcinogen.

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