Meet the Candidate: Irfan Ibrahim for DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner of District 3

My name is Irfan Ibrahim. I live in DuPage County (Hinsdale) with my wife, Dr. Nafisa Ibrahim, my son (8yrs old) and daughter (4yrs old). For the past 12 years, I have planted my roots with friends and family members all across Chicagoland. I have been fortunate enough to live…

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AP FACT CHECK: No Pritzker plan to increase taxes 26 percent

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Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is telling voters that his Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker plans to raise taxes by 26 percent if he’s elected to office. Rauner, who is seeking a second term this fall, has spent years battling Democrats over how to handle the state’s troubled finances, which are…

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Fact-check: Rx Needed for Peter Roskam’s Portrayal of Casten’s Healthcare Stand

In a current Facebook ad, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam accuses his Democratic challenger of supporting “disastrous health care policies for your family,” among them “doubling premiums,” and “cutting current health care plans.” It’s no surprise that Roskam, a six-term Republican incumbent fighting to keep his 6th District seat in the…

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Want to Help the Democrats Win in November? Check Out These Events!

Winfield Democrats Monthly Meeting When: Wed, August 15, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Winfield Fire Protection District, 27W530 High Lake Rd, Winfield Phone Bank for Casten – Downers Grove & West Chicago When: Thu, August 16, 5pm – 8pm Where: 928 Warren Ave, Downers Grove AND 946 N Neltnor Blvd, West…

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Meet the Candidate – Jeffrey M. Jacobson For DuPage Judge

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My philosphy I am a Democrat that cares about others.  When President Trump banned those from other countries because of their religion, my office was there giving free legal advice to help those desperate to enter our country. When I was in the AFCSME union, I was not happy just…

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Rauner Drags His Feet While Immigrant Communities are Under Attack

Time and again, Bruce Rauner has failed Illinois’ immigrant communities, cowering to Donald Trump’s hateful policies and acting as his silent partner in Springfield. As bills protecting the 1.8 million immigrants in Illinois sit on Rauner’s desk, the Pritzker campaign will highlight how this governor has failed immigrants across our state.…

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Meet the Candidate – Elizabeth (Liz) Chaplin for DuPage County Board – District 2

Liz Chaplin’s political involvement began on a summer day in 2001. As she watched her three children play in their wading pool, she wondered whether the water could have been tainted by a spill of hazardous chemicals at the Lockformer Co. in Lisle. When a test of the family’s well…

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Phone Banks, Canvassing, and Other Candidate Events This Week

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Phone Banks for Sean Casten – Downers Grove and West Chicago When: Tue, July 31, 5pm – 8pm AND Thu, August 2, 5pm – 8pm Where: 928 Warren Ave, Downers Grove AND 946 N Neltnor Blvd, West Chicago Join a phone bank for the Sean Casten for Congress campaign. We’ll…

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Meet the Candidate: Ashley Selmon for DuPage County Board – District 1

Ashley grew up in Wheaton, IL and has lived in DuPage county for most of her life. She currently lives in Elmhurst, IL. For the last 5 years, she has worked in non-profits. Ashley attended and graduated from Wheaton public schools. In high school, she was a member of the…

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