Posts Tagged “candidate”

Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race

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Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race

Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race Chicago South Side Alderman David Moore is announcing his run for Illinois Secretary of State to replace long time incumbent Jesse White, who is retiring at the end of his term in January 2023. Moore is the fifth candidate to enter the race for one of…

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Hastings announces for Secretary of State

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Hastings announces for Secretary of State

Hastings announces for Secretary of State State Senator Michael E. Hastings announces bid for Secretary of State. Hastings wins major endorsement from the Carpenters union, which represents 30,000 Illinois working families Illinois State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park) announced Wednesday his intention to run for Secretary of State, pledging to serve working class families across…

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Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate

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Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate

Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate Monday night (Dec. 23, 2020), the Village Board voted down a mask mandate despite overwhelming support by Orland Park citizens on both sides of the aisle. This vote is an insult to all the nurses, doctors, and medical staff who have been hard at work treating…

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Pat O’Brien slams Kim Foxx record on felony prosecutions at press conference

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Pat O’Brien slams Kim Foxx record on felony prosecutions at press conference

Pat O’Brien slams Kim Foxx record on felony prosecutions at press conference Under the failed reign of State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, gang-related gun violence has surged in Cook County, and as Chicago experiences one of its bloodiest summers, a national study that analyzes prosecutorial malpractice names Kim Foxx as one of the worst prosecutors in…

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Oberweis offers Speaker Pelosi ice cream if she goes to Washington D.C. to help small businesses

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Oberweis offers Speaker Pelosi ice cream if she goes to Washington D.C. to help small businesses

Oberweis offers Speaker Pelosi ice cream if she goes to Washington D.C. to help small businesses Jim Oberweis, candidate for Congress in the 14th District, said he would send U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi ice cream, from his ice cream business, if she would go to Washington D.C. to develop and support support for small businesses…

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Bloomberg unveils plan to tackle America’s housing affordability and homelessness crisis

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Bloomberg unveils plan to tackle America’s housing affordability and homelessness crisis As president, Mike Bloomberg will treat homelessness as a national emergency, double annual federal spending, and cut homelessness in half by 2025. The plan guarantees rental assistance to all extremely low-income Americans and aims to create hundreds of thousands of new affordable housing units. In…

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Mike Bloomberg in Illinois this week announcing jobs initiative

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Mike Bloomberg in Illinois this week announcing jobs initiative

Mike Bloomberg in Illinois this week announcing jobs initiative Mike Bloomberg will visit Illinois, Minnesota, and Ohio to announce his jobs and income growth agenda ahead of the March 17, 2020 Democratic Primary. Bloomberg the former New York Mayor and owner of Bloomberg News, is a Democratic candidate seeking to unseat the controversy plagued President Donald Trump…

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Tammy Wendt to challenge Patlak at Cook County Board of Review

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Tammy Wendt to challenge Patlak at Cook County Board of Review

Tammy Wendt to challenge Patlak at Cook County Board of Review Palos Heights Attorney Tammy Wendt announced this week that she is running for the Democratic nomination for the 1st District Cook County Board of Review, a seat held by controversial Republican incumbent Dan Patlak. Wendt is a former Cook County State’s Attorney who has…

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman Longtime Suburban Chicagoland community activist Shadin Maali was named as the Campaign Chairwoman for Marie Newman who is a candidate for the 3rd District Congressional seat held by Dan Lipinski. Maali’s appointment underscores Newman’s commitment to the district’s large Arab American population and community in general. Marie…

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2nd Candidate to challenge Lipinski in March 2020

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2nd Candidate to challenge Lipinski in March 2020

2nd Candidate to challenge Lipinski in March 2020 Rush Darwish declares run for US Congress IL-3 at packed rally in Palos Hills, focuses on grassroots support and taking down Trump At a Saturday, June 15 rally at Moraine Valley Community College to launch his congressional campaign for the 3rd District of Illinois, small business owner…

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Gariepy: Protect Taxpayers from Frivolous Petition Challenges

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Gariepy: Protect Taxpayers from Frivolous Petition Challenges

Gariepy: Protect Taxpayers from Frivolous Petition Challenges This week, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners dismissed a challenge filed against the nominating petitions of Peter Gariepy’s campaign for Chicago City Treasurer. The Gariepy campaign filed with more than 30,000 signatures and despite the time and resources expended, easily survived the challenge. “To call the challenge…

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Republican Kelly urges Mayor Emanuel to stepdown

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Republican Kelly urges Mayor Emanuel to stepdown

Republican Kelly urges Mayor Emanuel to stepdown During a recent appearance on the PBS show, “Chicago Tonight,” William J. Kelly, the only Republican candidate for Chicago mayor, blasted the Chicago media and national Democrats for giving Rahm a pass on the Chicago Public Schools sex abuse and rape scandal – a sharp contrast to their…

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