To win the Democratic primary in the governor’s race, a candidate must energize and capture the party’s crucial base — African Americans.
Pritzker’s contribution elevates him into the position of having the most money to spend so far in the 2018 Democratic race for governor.
Pawar touts a progressive agenda fashioned after Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal and the newer deal of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton.
Gov. Bruce Rauner deposited $50 million of his own money into his campaign fund last month, sending a message to potential challengers.
Business leaders may be the new Democrats at the right time. How about a political run by Howard Schultz, departing Starbucks CEO?
Kelly told the Sun-Times, “People have come to me about giving thought to running for governor . . . asking is this something I would consider.”
Billionaire venture capitalist J.B. Pritzker has been approached by Democratic leaders about running for Illinois governor in 2018.