Meet the Candidate: Zahra Suratwala for DuPage County Board – District 1

DuPage County Board candidate

I’m Zahra Suratwala, a Democrat running for the DuPage County Board in District 1. I am a native-born Illinoisan, raised in Mount Prospect, and a resident of Elmhurst with my husband and two children for the past 11 years. I obtained my Masters of Arts degree in English Literature from…

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JB Pritzker Statement on Supreme Court Upholding Trump’s De Facto Muslim Ban

After the Supreme Court upheld Donald Trump’s travel ban yesterday, JB Pritzker, Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois, released the following statement: “The Supreme Court upholding Donald Trump’s de facto Muslim ban is an appalling decision that runs counter to the core values our country was founded on,”said JB Pritzker. “It’s shameful that this bigoted president…

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Casten Gives Roskam Failing Grade on Student Loan Debt

Sixth District Congressional candidate Sean Casten today ripped Rep. Peter Roskam for adding to the debt burden facing millions of college students and offered his own plan to make college more affordable for working families. “In today’s knowledge-based economy, a college education is the ticket to a good job and…

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Want to Get Involved? Upcoming Canvassing & Phone Bank Events

Want to help the Democrats turn DuPage County blue in November? Get involved! Here are a list of upcoming canvassing and phone banks events for the next week…   Phone Bank for Casten (Downers Grove) May 17th 5-8 PM May  22nd 5-8 PM May 24th 5-8 PM Where: 928 Warren…

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San Juan Mayor Visits Oak Brook to Say Thank You, Warn of Puerto Rico’s Continued Vulnerability

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz visited the DuPage County Democrats in Oak Brook Sunday to thank them for their support after Hurricane Maria. “While the Federal government has not done what they are supposed to…American people have opened their hearts,” Cruz said. But Cruz also warned the group that…

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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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