Posts Tagged “Chris Kennedy”

Illinois Candidates showcase Arab American breakfast event Sunday Feb 18

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Illinois Candidates showcase Arab American breakfast event Sunday Feb 18

Illinois Candidates showcase Arab American breakfast event Sunday Feb 18 More than a dozen Democratic candidates vying for contested races in the March 20 Illinois primary election have confirmed their appearances at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast hosted by the state’s largest Arab American political organization. The Arab American Democratic Club will host candidates running for…

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Chris Kennedy picks up endorsement

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Chris Kennedy picks up endorsement

Chris Kennedy picks up endorsement Arab American Democratic Club likes former Mart head By Steve Metsch Chris Kenndy, a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the race for governor, visited Worth on Nov. 8 and left with a key endorsement. Kennedy was endorsed by the Arab American Democratic Club during a dinner meeting held at…

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Kennedy receives endorsement from Arab American Democratic Club

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Kennedy receives endorsement from Arab American Democratic Club

Kennedy receives endorsement from Arab American Democratic Club Chris Kennedy received the formal endorsement of the prominent Arab American Democratic Club and the Illinois Arab American community at a fundraiser held in Worth Illinois on November 8. Kennedy said he would fight against racism and discrimination and work with Arab American and Muslim American leaders…

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Carrigan attack against Jubeh is pure bullying

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Carrigan attack against Jubeh is pure bullying

Carrigan attack against Jubeh is pure bullying The vicious attack by Mike Carrigan, the president of the Illinois AFL-CIO, is a disgraceful example of bullying that demands that the union take some swift action. Carrigan should apologize. The political cheap shot is uncalled for, and it disgraces all of the proud union members who have…

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Black Chamber hosts 12th Annual Convention August 9 – 10

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Black Chamber hosts 12th Annual Convention August 9 – 10

Black Chamber hosts 12th Annual Convention August 9 – 10 ILLINOIS BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOST 12TH ANNUAL CONVENTION IN EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS  WHO: Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce  WHAT: 12th Annual State Convention WHEN: ​Wednesday and Thursday, August 9-10, 2017 Paradice Hotel & Casino, 21 Blackjack Blvd, East Peoria, IL 61611 WHY: The Illinois…

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Video: Kennedy takes gun violence personally

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Video: Kennedy takes gun violence personally

Video: Kennedy takes gun violence personally To my dad, gun violence is personal. He understands how gun violence can affect individuals, families and communities. He wants to make sure everyone affected can get the help they need and, most of all, he wants to stop this violence from happening in the first place. My dad…

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Kennedy accuses Illinois Dems of blocking candidacy

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Kennedy accuses Illinois Dems of blocking candidacy The race for governor seems to be focused on ousting incompetent Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner, but the real battle is between the two Democrats, Chris Kennedy and J.B. Pritzker to win party backing for the March 20, 2018 Democratic Primary By Ray Hanania It’s a war between a…

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Kennedy endorsed by Southern Illinois Democrats

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Kennedy endorsed by Southern Illinois Democrats

Kennedy endorsed by Southern Illinois Democrats First major endorsement in the governor’s race goes to Chris Kennedy two weeks after announcing his campaign Chris Kennedy, Democratic candidate for governor, received the endorsement of the Southern Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association yesterday. This is the first major endorsement in the Democratic race for governor. “The SIDCCA insists…

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Kennedy: Rauner Holds budget hostage

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Kennedy: Rauner Holds budget hostage

Kennedy: Rauner Holds budget hostage “We want to pass reform, not pay a ransom.” Chris Kennedy, Democratic candidate for governor, faulted Governor Rauner’s budget address for failing to offer solutions to Illinois’ budget crisis. “He needs to stop holding us hostage. We want to pass reform, not pay a ransom,” said Kennedy. “Instead of Governor…

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Why is my TV clogged with election Ads?

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Why is my TV clogged with election Ads?

Why is my TV clogged with election Ads? Nauseating political commercials have already started to clog our Spring season television viewing, and it has a lot to do with the fact that the three candidates for governor in Illinois are among the richest people around. Republican Bruce Rauner, one of the most incompetent governor’s Illinois has…

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Kennedy promises to bring diversity to Illinois government

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Kennedy promises to bring diversity to Illinois government

Kennedy promises to bring diversity to Illinois government Christopher Kennedy, the son of slain former New York Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, told an overcrowded gathering of American Arabs outside of Chicago that he would defend the rights of immigrants and fight to bring diversity back to Illinois government when elected governor of the…

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