A recent analysis by Rasmussen suggests that Democrats facing a challenge this fall may need to lean harder on young voters to turn out, which according to recent midterm election trends, is not likely to happen. The commentary points out that the group, which has a record of strong support for Democrats, has a relatively poor record of voting in midterms, as shown here:
First: A look at how Obama was reliant on the group for his win in 2012:
And now, how that Democratic support does not play out as well in midterms:
A state budget with ‘firm fiscal foundation’ that shows ‘tremendous progress?’ Or a ‘cynical’ election-year ploy to buy votes?
Mayor Brandon Johnson’s version requires annual approval from local alderpersons before restaurants and bars are allowed to set up tables in the curb lane, in adjacent parking lots, on sidewalks in front of adjacent neighbors or in the entire street.
The Supreme Court last week restricted the EPA’s ability to protect America’s waterways and wetlands. Illinois can’t afford to sit back and do nothing to protect both in our state, the head of the Illinois Environmental Council writes.
Michigan woman showered her family with love.
Jail programs are still able to use reading and writing materials, and individuals in custody also receive legal mail and documents from their attorneys, after it is screened for drugs and contraband. There is no ham-fisted ‘book banning’ or denying legal material.
The community’s willingness to welcome and help the new migrants arriving in Chicago has made our support network’s collaborative efforts more successful, a McCormick Foundation executive writes.