October 14, 2010
Obama and Company trying to pull a fast one to keep his old seat in the D column?
There is a very tight Senate race going on for the Senate seat once held by Barack Obama before his Ascension. The Republican, Mark Kirk (a military reservist), is in a tight race with the Democrat Alexi Giannoulias, the Illinois state treasurer who has close ties to Barack Obama and the Cook County machine. There has been a fair amount of mudslinging between the two sides, but there seems to be some mischief coming from on high. Illinois has been tardy in getting ballots out to our men and women serving in the military, and thus their votes may not count in November.WLS reports from Chicago:The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the state of Illinois missed the deadline for mailing absentee ballots to members of the military and other overseas American voters as part of a new federal overseas voting law.Cris Cray, Director of Legislation at the Illinois State Board of Elections, says not all of Illinois' 110 jurisdictions were compliant with the 2009 Military and...(Read Full Article)