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Cross-posted from Blue Downstate As a progressive-minded Democrat from East Central Illinois, I’m disgusted by the fact that the Democrats who control both houses of the Illinois General ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 03:36 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Robin Kelly, victorious After Robin Kelly's dominant victory in Tuesday night's Democratic primary to fill ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s vacant House seat, there's been a lot of very facile analysis ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 01:41 PM PST with 133 Recommends
Polls have opened the special primary election to replace Dem Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., and the Democratic field has narrowed to about two and a half serious contenders: former Cook County official ...
by jeffmd
Comment Count 79 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 07:00 AM PST with 28 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Robin Kelly The momentum behind Robin Kelly is getting stronger by the day, and Toi Hutchinson's decision to drop out the race for Illinois' 2nd Congressional District seat is proof. ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 10:57 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Robin Kelly, our girl, gaining momentum and looking like a winner! Per the Chicago Tribune : State Sen. Toi Hutchinson ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 01:45 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Rich Miller at Capitol Fax has the scoop: This just in… Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 * 8:52 pm - A top source close to Sen. Toi ...
by Georgia Logothetis
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 08:12 PM PST with 77 Recommends
The president returned to his hometown yesterday. Given the excitement that generally surrounds the time when the Obamas return to Chicago, you might have expected it to be the talk of the town. ...
by bored now
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 09:49 AM PST with 4 Recommends
This is a big deal : The super PAC started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) is putting its weight behind former state representative Robin Kelly in Illinois’s 2nd District special ...
by Georgia Logothetis
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 08:41 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Robin Kelly, happily failing NRA's test From emailed press release: Robin Kelly, candidate for Illinois’ second Congressional district, released her fundraising numbers, current through February ...
by kos
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 11:21 AM PST with 30 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Toi Hutchinson took $100,000 from an organization that targeted Chicago ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 03:07 PM PST with 28 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 58 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
An Illinois Democrat with this type of record doesn't deserve a seat in Congress. Democratic state senator and IL-02 candidate Toi Hutchinson is having a difficult time ...
by Georgia Logothetis
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 08:36 PM PST with 10 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Independence USA's new ad attacking Debbie Halvorson There have been a number of key developments recently in the race to succeed ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District. ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 10:28 AM PST with 34 Recommends