WASHINGTON — GOP Presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul R-Ky., is in Chicago and suburban DuPage County on Wednesday for a series of events to rally support in a state with an early Republican primary.
It’s been a busy week for 2016 contenders flowing through Chicago. Last Wednesday, Democrat Hillary Clinton was in Chicago for fundraisers and partnered with the SEIU for a childcare event. On the same day, Republican Gov. Scott Walker was in Wilmette for a fundraiser.
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio R-Fl., had a Tuesday fundraiser in Chicago.
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On Wednesday, Paul is featured in a “Stand with Rand” rally at Project Hood with Pastor Corey Brooks at his New Beginnings Church of Chicago, 6619 S. King Dr.
Paul then headlines an Illinois Policy Institute forum where he will talk about “failed liberal policies” in what his campaign says will be “a discussion on public policy issues related to economic opportunity, education, and the criminal justice system.” That will be at the 1871 incubator in the Merchandise Mart.
In the evening, Paul is in suburban Lisle for the DuPage County Lincoln Day Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel.