Campaign News

Sean Casten: Roskam’s Attention to Climate Change is a “Death-Bed Conversion”

Roskam's Attention to Climate Change Is "Death-Bed Conversion" DOWNERS GROVE (May 18, 2018) – Illinois Sixth congressional district candidate Sean Casten today blasted Rep. Peter Roskam’s recent announcement that he’s joined the Climate Solutions Caucus in Congress as a “death-bed conversion designed to obscure his horrible record on

Ramadan Greetings

 Ramadan Greetings “Peace and Greetings to my Muslim American neighbors in this holy month of Ramadan.  As Muslim Americans observe Ramadan, in its 1,439th year, through fasting and charity, I am reminded that Muslim communities are as diverse as our nation itself, as well as celebrate the

Illinois Education Association Endorses Sean Casten

Illinois Education Association Endorses Sean Casten SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) is the first union to recommend Democrat Sean Casten for the 6th Congressional seat. Today’s announcement comes after a Casten recommendation from the IEA Illinois Political Action Committee for Education (IPACE) Committee. That recommendation was confirmed by the

Bringing Fairness and Rationality to Our Tax Code

Bringing Fairness and Rationality to Our Tax Code Our federal tax code is an unfair and overly complicated mess, and the partisan Trump-Roskam tax bill passed last year has only made things worse.  About 80 percent of its benefits are going to big corporations and the very

Poll: Sean Casten already tied with Peter Roskam

This memorandum outlines the key findings from a recent telephone survey among a cross-section of 401 likely general election voters in Illinois’s 6th Congressional District conducted on behalf of Casten for Congress. The survey was conducted April 21-23, 2018, including both cell and landline interviews, and has

Sean Casten Endorsed by Sierra Club & League of Conservation Voters

Sean Casten Endorsed by Sierra Club & League of Conservation Voters Downers Grove, IL (May 2, 2018) - Illinois Sixth congressional district candidate Sean Casten has been endorsed by two leading environmental organizations, which cited Casten’s leadership in clean energy versus incumbent Peter Roskam’s debt to the

Sean Casten announces NewDemPAC support

DOWNERS GROVE (March 26) – Sean Casten, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Illinois’ 6th District, on Monday was added to NewDemPAC’s “Candidate Watch List” – evidence that his campaign to bring facts back to Washington continues to gain momentum and support. “NewDemPAC has a strong record of

Statement from Democratic nominee Sean Casten on “debate challenge”

Statement from Democratic nominee Sean Casten on "debate challenge" DOWNERS GROVE (March, 22) – It has been almost 10 years since Peter Roskam has had the courage to hold an open meeting with his constituents and respond to their concerns. But now, I hear that Peter Roskam

Democratic candidate Sean Casten is the first in Illinois to submit Science Debate questionnaire

DOWNERS GROVE (March 14, 2018) – Democratic candidate Sean Casten today became the first Illinois candidate – at any level – to complete the Science Debate questionnaire – a national effort to make science policy a central issue in the upcoming November elections. “Every day, we see

Downers Grove Village Commissioner Bill White Endorses Sean Casten for Congress

DOWNERS GROVE (March 12, 2018) – Bill White, Downers Grove Village Commissioner, today announced his endorsement of Sean Casten, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 6th District. "Sean Casten is the best candidate to take on the grave challenges that face our nation today,” White said. “As a successful entrepreneur and lifelong
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