Braulio Castillo began winning hundreds
of millions of dollars worth of contracts with the IRS within months of founding his technology company Strong Castle in early 2012.. [more inside]
Veterans of Foreign Wars rejects veteran of foreign war.
The election has passed, and the voters of Illinois' 6th Congressional District
decided that 16-year veteran Maj. Tammy Duckworth will not represent them in the United States House of Representatives. A story worth highlighting, lost amongst the sturm und drang
of pre-election coverage, is that Veterans of Foreign Wars
chose to endorse Duckworth's opponent, Representative-Elect Peter Roskam, who never performed any military service, in contrast to Duckworth, who had both of her legs blown off and her right arm shattered when a rocket-propelled grenade hit her Black Hawk less than two years ago
and still serves in the Army Reserve. [more inside]