Posts Tagged “Democratic primary”

“No regrets”

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“No regrets” Lipinski reflects on campaign, primary loss   By Steve Metsch After his close defeat in the Democratic primary, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (3rd) reflected on 15 years in Congress and what lies ahead. Lipinski narrowly lost the primary to Marie Newman, whom he had defeated in a close race in 2018. Lipinski had…

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Change voting system so we can make better choices

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Change voting system so we can make better choices

Change voting system so we can make better choices Americans need to give the system of national elections a serious reconsideration and come up with a new system that doesn’t give certain states all fit weight in the election cycle. Before even half the states complete their primaries, the candidates are already chosen By Ray…

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Election news items from President to Congress

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Election news items from President to Congress

Election news items from President to Congress A roundup of election news in politics in Illinois and nationally including in the hotly contested 3rd Congressional District and in the presidential contest. The Illinois Democratic Primary election is Tuesday March 17, 2020. Lots of news in election contests across the country from Biden vs Sanders to…

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Challenge to Congressman Bobby Rush fueled by uplifting story

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Challenge to Congressman Bobby Rush fueled by uplifting story

Challenge to Congressman Bobby Rush fueled by uplifting story A woman who was jailed for nonviolent prescription drug offenses years ago after being seriously injured when hit by a drunk driver, is challenging Congressman Bobby Rush in the March 17 Illinois Democratic Primary election for Congress in the 1st District. By Ray Hanania A woman who was…

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Chicago mayor endorses Marie Newman in 3rd District race

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Chicago mayor endorses Marie Newman in 3rd District race

Chicago mayor endorses Marie Newman in 3rd District race Candidate Marie Newman received the endorsement Saturday February 8 of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot during a rally held at a South Side Chicago church outside of the 3rd Congressional District. Newman is making her second effort to unseat Congressman Dan Lipinski who was appointed to the…

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Bloomberg targets gun violence in his presidential bid

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Bloomberg targets gun violence in his presidential bid

Bloomberg targets gun violence in his presidential bid Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is taking on the challenge of fighting gun violence in his campaign to become president and win the Democratic Party nomination. Bloomberg will be on the Illinois ballot on March 17 and is considered a formidable candidate, despite his late entry…

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