Politically Speaking – January 15, 2019

January 15, 2019

When will it end? Who knows. But Trump did say he could declare a state of emergency and build the ... More

Shimkus Collecting Valentines for Heroes

January 9, 2019

Maryville, Illinois – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is once again asking constituents... More

Politically Speaking January 9, 2019

January 7, 2019

The latest jobs report: Over 300,000 new jobs. It was better than expected, which immediately sent ... More

Politically Speaking – December 31, 2018

December 31, 2018

On December 19, I wrote, “The big question today is will there be a government shutdown as Presid... More

McCarter: Thanks for your trust

December 26, 2018

Vandalia, IL. – As you know, this past spring’s legislative session was my last as State Senato... More

Politically Speaking – December 24, 2018

December 24, 2018

Does Trump Care That He’s President? By Rich Lowry The office of the presidency is known f... More