(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:
(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.
(Downers Grove, IL) October 27, 2018 - In response to the deadly shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue, Illinois Sixth Congressional District candidate Sean Casten released the following statement:
(Downers Grove, IL) October 27, 2018 - Former Illinois Lt. Governor, Republican Bob Kustra, penned an endorsement of Sean Casten this week, Sixth District candidate for Congress in the Daily Herald. In response, Sixth District Candidate Sean Casten released the following statement:
(Downers Grove, IL) October 26, 2018 - Congressman Peter Roskam helped write the Trump tax law and a new study from the Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy makes it clear that his constituents are paying the price. As Crain’s Chicago Business reports:
(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.