Tag Archives: Dan Lipinski

AOC To Endorse Challenger To House Dem Incumbent

This is actually great news: Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez plans on Tuesday to announce her endorsement of Marie Newman, a progressive candidate seeking to oust Representative Daniel Lipinski, a conservative-leaning Illinois Democrat, marking her first move of the 2020 campaign cycle to back a primary challenger to an incumbent. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez’s high-profile support amounts to a powerful seal of approval, telegraphed …

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Lone Democratic US House Rep Joins Nike Boycott

Our least favorite House Dem is at it again: Illinois Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski showed off his Nike boycott to Twitter in light of the company’s decision to pull its Betsy Ross flag sneakers. “I’m sitting here working. Notice I’m not wearing Nikes, nor will I anytime soon,” Lipinski tweeted Tuesday night along with a photo of his New Balance …

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IL Rep. Dan Lipinski Reverses, Will Vote For Equality Act, Is Only House Democrat Not To Co-Sponsor Bill

The Hill reports: Rep. Daniel Lipinski (Ill.), a centrist Democrat facing a liberal primary challenge, announced Wednesday that he will vote for legislation to expand civil protections for LGBT people despite his concerns that it could conflict with religious liberty. Lipinski is the only House Democrat not to co-sponsor the Equality Act, which is expected to hit the floor later …

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IL Nazi GOP House Nominee Gets Write-In Challenger

Politico reports: A former Republican congressional staffer is launching an independent write-in campaign in the Chicago-area district where an avowed Nazi will be on the ballot in November representing the party. Lawyer and former congressional aide Justin Hanson, of LaGrange, Ill., said he decided to throw his hat in the ring as a write-in candidate for the 3rd Congressional District …

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Lone House Democrat Backs Anti-LGBT “First Amendment Defense Act”

Ten days before SCOTUS handed down its Obergefell ruling, Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Raul Labrador introduced the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA), which would bar the government from denying grants or tax benefits to any “individual, association, or business” that refuses to comply with same-sex marriage laws. Since then numerous hate groups such as NOM and the FRC have …

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