Ex-GOP lieutenant governor kicks off bid to unseat congressman portraying him as “the very, very socialist far left, like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.”
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg headlines fundraisers in Chicago and Evanston on Tuesday in his surging — for now — Democratic presidential campaign.
Sanguinettii’s team said she will make a “major announcement in Wheaton” on Monday “detailing her plans to continue serving the public.”
Mueller’s investigators, who conducted a forensic analysis of Smith’s computers, found no evidence he had been in contact with Russian hackers.
Trump’s efforts to influence the probe “were mostly unsuccessful” the report says, in part because those around him “declined to carry out orders.”
This was part of efforts by the Russian intelligence agency to find “vulnerabilities” on websites of more than two dozen states, including Illinois.
After a narrow defeat last November, Democrat Marie Newman on Tuesday launched a second bid to defeat Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill.
The 3rd Congressional District rematch comes in a different political climate, with Newman’s progressive wing of the party gaining strength.
In the first quarter of this year, the Barack Obama Presidential Foundation accepted its first foreign contributions from individuals.
Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., and Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, D-Ill., are the three newcomers Illinois voters sent to Congress.
“When it comes to fighting for Illinois workers, we are just getting started,” said Gov. J.B. Pritzker at a labor conference Tuesday.
The three judicial nominations represent an oasis of collegiality in these otherwise deeply partisan acrimonious times.
Honchos at the National Republican Congressional Committee have been talking to potential candidates about running against freshmen congressmen.
Whether it amounts to a reset — given that Chicago has been a target of Donald Trump for years — remains to be seen.
Morse Tan, a Northern Illinois University law professor, was nominated to be ambassador at large for global criminal justice.