One month Until Election Day. Republicans continue to fail Americans.

ABBREVIATED PUNDIT ROUNDUP    By Georgia Logothetis    We begin today’s roundup with Catherine Rampell at The Washington Post and this very important point: [T]he problem isn’t “Washington.” It isn’t “Congress,” either. The problem is elected officials from a single political party: the GOP.  Republicans in the White House and Congress are the ones…

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A vote for Rauner is a Vote for Trump: LTE from Richard Miko, DuPage Democrat

Rauner, like Trump, has harmed ordinary citizens to favor the wealthy. Trump likes to use deregulation so that his rich billionaires and rich corporations can ignore environmental concerns and consumer protections to make higher profits. Rauner follows the same playbook.   Here’s an example. Dynegy owns nine coal power plants…

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In Praise of Women Running for Office and Marching to the Polls

Suzanne Baker Naperville Sun The 6th Congressional District race is indicative of a wave that is rolling across the nation. Of the seven candidates vying for the opportunity to run head-to-head against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam this November, five are women. In record numbers women are jumping into…

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