Thursday, January 26, 2006

More Rahm Emanuel

* * * * DCCC MEDIA ADVISORY * ** *

For Immediate Release January 25, 2006
DCCC Chairman Emanuel to Join Congressional Candidate Mary Jo Kilroy in Columbus
Chairman Emanuel to Highlight the Right Choice for Ohio – Kilroy for Congress

(Washington, D.C.) –Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rahm Emanuel will join Franklin County Commissioner and congressional candidate Mary Jo Kilroy in Columbus for a press conference at Ohio State University Thursday. Emanuel will highlight Kilroy’s candidacy for Congress and discuss the choices that Ohio families face this year – Ohio families deserve more than Congresswoman Deborah Pryce’s empty promises.

WHO: DCCC Chairman Rahm Emanuel, County Commissioner Mary Jo Kilroy, and dozens of concerned students

WHEN: 9:00 a.m., Thursday, January 26th

WHERE: Ohio State University,
Ohio Student Union, Memorial Room
1739 North High Street

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CONTACT: Bill Burton/Sarah Feinberg, (202) 485-3440

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

An invitation from Mary Jo...

From the Desk of Mary Jo Kilroy
929 Harrison Avenue, Ste. 305 · Columbus, Ohio 43215

As you may know, our campaign is considered one of the best opportunities in the nation to defeat a Republican member of Congress. To support our effort, we have just received word that U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel, Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, will be in Columbus the morning of Thursday, January 26th to help raise money and brief us on the national effort to turn the U.S. Congress blue again.

Breakfast Reception – Thursday, January 26th
Special Guest: DCCC Chair Rahm Emanuel
7:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Rigsby’s Cuisine Volatile · 698 N. High Street · Free Parking in Rear
Guests $125/each · Friends $250/each · Patrons $500/each
Please RSVP to Colleen at 299-3343 or

Here are some things you might like to know about Rep. Emanuel:
· Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee;
· member of the Committee on Ways and Means;
· served as a top White House advisor to President Bill Clinton;
· a leading strategist in successful White House efforts to extend health insurance to millions of uninsured children; pass the Brady Act; enact the historic 1994 crime bill, which put 100,000 new police officers on the street; reform welfare; raise the minimum wage; and balance the budget.

I hope you can join us for an informative, entertaining breakfast event. If you can’t attend, please consider supporting the campaign with your contribution of $500, $250, $125 – or whatever makes sense for you. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Mary Jo Kilroy

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Top 10 Reasons...

***Top 10 Reasons to Contribute Online to Mary Jo Kilroy***

Mary Jo Kilroy ( is the Democratic challenger opposing 4th ranking congressional Republican Deborah Pryce (OH-15). Supporters all over the country have been contributing what they believe should be the Top 10 Reasons to Contribute online to Mary Jo Kilroy. Feel free to pass it along - and let us know if you have a suggestion of your own ( This list will definitely evolve, and contributors will always receive credit.

10. It gives the Bush administration something to look at while they are secretly tapping your computer line. (M. Barnett, Florida)

9. We deserve better than the Pryce voting record: 0% with the Children's Defense Fund; 0% with the National PTA; 30% with the NAACP; 20% with the National Education Association; and 13% from the League of Conservation Voters. (S. Spence, Ohio)

8. Contribute in honor of the REAL inventor of the Internet, our own Al Gore. (E. Payton, Oklahoma)

7. Mary Jo can win - Kerry won the district in 2004 and Mary Jo has a proven record of winning in the district. (G. Bray, Idaho)

6. She has never been to a Tom DeLay barbecue. (M. Brezonick, Idaho)

5. We do not want to have to live off our grandchildren because our Social Security has run out. (H. Booth, District of Columbia)

4. Our e-mails are less annoying than our phone calls. (C. Hayday, Missouri)

3. Help change Congress - heck, help change the world - with just one click. (S. Spence, Idaho)

2. Mary Jo believes good healthcare should be for working families, not just the rich. (L. Larocco, Virginia)

1. There is no better way to send a message to the Bush-DeLay team than to defeat the fourth ranking Republican in Congress, and we can do it! (M. Corder, Kentucky)

Note: Other Democratic candidates are starting to adapt this list for their own use. Feel free, and please provide the attribution, "List originated by Ohio candidate Mary Jo Kilroy ("

Paid for by Kilroy for Congress
929 Harrison Avenue, Ste. 305
Columbus, OH 43215