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Brendan Kelly Resorts to Madigan, Pelosi Playbook

After claiming he wants to change the tone in politics, Brendan Kelly has just taken the 12th District race into the gutter with a new attack ad right out of the playbook of Mike Madigan and Nancy Pelosi. In the 30-second television spot, Kelly lies about Bost’s record on health care in an effort to… Read more »

Bost Campaign Releases First TV Ad of Cycle

MURPHYSBORO, IL – Bost For Congress today released its first television advertisement of the 2018 election cycle. “Southern Illinois” will air district-wide on broadcast and cable television. He’s been called tenacious…a fighter…Southern Illinois’ principled and compassionate leader. That’s Mike Bost. He’s taken on foreign governments to combat unfair trade practices that destroy American jobs. Stood… Read more »

Illinois Farm Bureau Endorses Bost For Re-Election

MURPHYSBORO, IL – The Illinois Farm Bureau today announced its endorsement of U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) for re-election. Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR Trustees representing each county Farm Bureau recently voted unanimously to endorse Rep. Bost in the November 6 general election. “As a member of the House Agriculture Committee, I’m proud to have Illinois… Read more »

Brendan Kelly : “new leadership,” unless the check clears

Hypocrite Brendan Kelly is at it again. He’s raising money with–you guessed it– Washington Democrats. Today he’s in St. Louis raising campaign cash with Nancy Pelosi’s top lieutenant, Steny Hoyer. Brendan Kelly has said over and over that we need “new leadership in both parties.” Yet he seems pretty interested in cozying up to the old… Read more »

From the Southern Illinoisan: Bost bests Baricevic, Bradshaw

U.S. Rep. Mike Bost has learned a lot in his first term as the 12th District Congressman. It’s clear from talking to Bost just how much he has learned: From the adjustment to serving counties outside of his Murphysboro home base, like Madison, Monroe and St. Clair, where the majority of the district’s population lives,… Read more »


MURPYSBORO, IL – The Illinois Farm Bureau today endorses Rep. Mike Bost during an agriculture tour through Perry, Franklin, Williamson, and Jackson counties.  Bost was joined by IFB President Richard Guebert, who presented the endorsement and joined Bost and other farm bureau representatives on the tour. “Mike Bost listens to and works hard for farmers… Read more »


ALTON, IL – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) today endorsed Rep. Mike Bost for re-election due to his strong record in support of public education in Metro East and Southern Illinois. “Mike Bost has never hesitated to be a strong voice for our schools and students in the Metro East and Southern Illinois,” said Kathi Griffin,… Read more »


MURPHYSBORO, IL – Rep. Mike Bost announced today that West Frankfort mayor Tom Jordan has endorsed his re-election bid.  Jordan, a Democrat, highlighted Bost’s commitment to working across the aisle and bringing both parties together as reasons for his endorsement. “I may be a Democrat, but I’m voting for Mike Bost for Congress,” said Jordan…. Read more »