Posts Tagged “March 17”

Newman claims victory over Lipinski in 3rd Congressional District

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Newman claims victory over Lipinski in 3rd Congressional District

Newman claims victory over Lipinski in 3rd Congressional District Marie Newman, a progressive Democrat, is being hailed as the victor in the tough-fought battle for the 3rd Congressional District seat, defeating five-term incumbent Dan Lipinski, a conservative Democrat. The winner of the Democratic Primary will easily win the election on Nov. 3, 2020 as the…

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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 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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Darwish launches 2nd TV Ad in congressional campaign

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Darwish launches 2nd TV Ad in congressional campaign

Darwish Releases Second TV Ad in congressional campaign Calls for New Representation, Says We Can’t Keep Electing the Same Politicians and Expect a Different Result Rush Darwish, candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, has released his second TV ad, entitled, “A Humanitarian, Not a Politician.” See the ad, HERE. In the ad, Darwish…

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University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress

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University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress

University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress Law student Sarah Gad of the University of Chicago says her own personal experiences from seven years ago involving drug addiction has motivated her to understand the challenges facing many Illinois residents and to support pro bono legal work for those in need. Gad is an exemplary…

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Marie Newman wins endorsements from leaders in the 3rd District

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Marie Newman wins endorsements from leaders in the 3rd District

Marie Newman wins endorsements from leaders in the 3rd District Marie Newman Announces Endorsements from 12 Local Elected Officials and Political Organizations Marie Newman, Democratic candidate for Congress in Illinois’ Third District, announced Tuesday that she had received endorsements from eight state, county, and city elected officials, and four key independent political organizations, including: Alderman…

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Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials

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Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials

Lipinski highlights endorsements from district’s elected officials Lipinski Campaign Announces Sweeping Endorsements from Municipal Leaders Across Third Congressional District. Endorsements span nearly every municipality in the 3rd Congressional District Building on his reputation as a problem solver who gets things done for the municipalities he represents, Congressman Dan Lipinski today announced endorsements from 28 mayors across…

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Marie Newman and Interfaith Coalition condemn Art Jones’ 3rd District congressional candidacy

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Marie Newman and Interfaith Coalition condemn Art Jones’ 3rd District congressional candidacy

Marie Newman and Interfaith Coalition condemn Art Jones’ 3rd District congressional candidacy Congressional candidate Marie Newman, who is running for Congress in the March 17, 2020 Democratic Primary election, condemned the entrance of Neo-Nazi Art Jones into the March 17, 2020 Republican primary at a press conference on Thursday Dec. 12, 2019. Marie Newman, Democratic…

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Bob Fioretti enters race to oust beleaguered States Attorney Kim Foxx

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Bob Fioretti enters race to oust beleaguered States Attorney Kim Foxx

Bob Fioretti enters race to oust beleaguered States Attorney Kim Foxx Robert “Bob” Fioretti announced Monday his candidacy to challenge controversy-plagued Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx for the office in the March 17, 2020 Democratic Primary election. Foxx is best known for bending to political favors to drop charges in the Jussie Smollett hoax,…

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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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