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Part Three! North Carolina Alabama and Minnesota Now we tackle Illinois. In the 2010 cycle, Illinois was one of two states, functionally, where Democrats controlled the process and actually took ...
by HoosierD42
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 05:56 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 8 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
This is good news. According to press reports, Chicago Congressman Bobby Rush and Danny Davis endorsed progressive candidate for the House, Robin Kelly. Robin Kelly continued to receive major ...
by TomP
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 10:18 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Just received the following from her campaign manager: Advisory: Major Announcement Sunday from Robin Kelly with Special Guests Congressmen Rush and Davis Chicago -- Robin Kelly, candidate for ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 05:38 PM PST with 11 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 96 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 05:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 92 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 181 comments on Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
A staff member for Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL) received an e-mail threat against Rep. Davis, following ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 06:00 AM PST with 0 Recommends
In a 3-0 vote this morning, the Chicago Board of Elections has determined ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 02:18 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Over the past few months the Obama administration has rolled out a number of different transparency programs for the federal government. I applaud the President's action in this area and hope that ...
by Jim Ascot
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Dec 16, 2009 at 11:05 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Sorry we haven't posted in a while, we've been very busy since Danny Davis changed his mind about running for Cook County Board President and announced he will run for reelection. But before we take ...
by Jim Ascot
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 25, 2009 at 09:26 AM PST with 3 Recommends
[Updated with news links after the press release] Earlier today Congressman Danny Davis announced that after months of speculation he was withdrawing from the race for Cook County Board President ...
by Jim Ascot
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 09:51 AM PST with 3 Recommends
The Congressional Black Caucus Health and Wellness Taskforce today released a letter they have written to President Obama in advance of next week's address to Congress. In it, the members affirm ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 03, 2009 at 07:42 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Just got back from Rep. Danny's Davis's 7th Congressional District Town Hall meeting. The 7th district contains some wealthy areas of the Chicago lakefront, the largely black working class West Side,
by BobboSphere
Comment Count 38 comments on Sat Aug 22, 2009 at 06:33 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
The past year has seen great change in Illinois politics. Barack Obama vacated his Senate seat to become President of the United States. He was replaced by Roland Burris, who will in turn be ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Jul 18, 2009 at 08:57 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
It's not as if Illinois doesn't have a history of electing African Americans to ...
by kos
Comment Count 353 comments on Sat Jan 03, 2009 at 01:32 PM PST with 0 Recommends
The Senate should use its plenary power to decide election returns to refuse to seat Mike Johanns, who defeated netroots favorite Scott Kleeb in last year's election. It's true that Johanns beat ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2009 at 12:34 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Politico has written an article about the Blago/Burris mess and in that article they discuss how the Senate Dems plan to block Burris and what the Illinois Dems plan to do to eventually to seat a ...
by Drdemocrat
Comment Count 86 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2008 at 06:54 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Cross-posted at The Rockoff Rag The New York Times just published this ...
by CDarrow
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2008 at 12:22 PM PST with 1 Recommend