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Miller: Money makes world go round | Columnists | pantagraph.com - Bloomington Pantagraph

The Warren County Democratic Central Committee is not exactly a campaign powerhouse. The organization officially opened its PAC with $923.72 in June 2016 ...

Illinois Pioneers Election Manipulation at the State Legislative Level - American Thinker

So the numbers of Democrats and Republicans on all committees are determined not by whether or not either party has a majority of elected members in the Illinois House of Representatives. This rule gives the speaker the power to override the results of ...

Letter: Who do you stand with? - Northwest Herald

The Justice Department indicts 12 Russian military agents for hacking into Democratic Party computers as well as Illinois' State Board of Elections. The arrest of Maria Butina in what the FBI called a “Russian influence operation” comes complete with ...

Democratic Centrists See a 'Silent Majority' Ready to Rebuild - TIME

But sitting at a high-top bar table in Columbus, Ohio, recently, the chairman of the 68-member New Democrat Coalition fretted that his party could still blow its chance by veering too far to the Left in reaction to President Donald Trump. ... Borrowing ...

Democrats try to rebuild the state party from the ground up - Chicago Sun-Times

Because state campaign finance laws allow unlimited contributions between county-level party organizations, the J.B. Pritzker campaign gave House's Rock Island Democrats $1 million earlier this year as the first installment on its “Blue Wave Illinois ...

As rents soar, Democrats push new policies on affordable housing - OregonLive.com

WASHINGTON — Democratic politicians at both the state and federal level are pushing plans to dramatically expand the government's role in addressing unaffordable housing costs, as rent prices hit new highs in major American cities and the party's ...

Nazis and anti-Semites slip through GOP primaries, causing headaches for party - Fox News

The situation effectively has the party writing off the race and marginalizing the candidate in whatever way they can. Conservative Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted last month that voters in Illinois should “vote for the Democrat” over Jones and called ...

“And admit that the waters/Around you have grown” - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Illinois Democrats Celebrate the 170th Anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Michael J. Madigan, chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, released the following statement celebrating the anniversary of the Seneca Falls ...

Money Machines: Billionaires Rain Cash — With Strings Attached? - Peoria Public Radio

"It's about electing every Democrat, everywhere in this state. It's about building the biggest, strongest tent in Illinois politics. It's about being ready to win up and down the ballot." It's pretty standard rhetoric for a gubernatorial hopeful ...

Mitchell appointment doesn't mean change for Illinois Dems…yet - The Navigator

For the first time, the state party will have a young African-American standing right out front. A calcified, overly white, constantly under fire and very unpopular state party leadership has simply become a drag on every Democrat. Mitchell is a ...

'Housing for All': Democrats push for big government response to soaring rents - Washington Post

In Illinois and New York, gubernatorial candidates are touting proposals that would free cities to impose rent controls on housing units, a policy also backed this year by the Democratic parties of Washington State and California. California's ...

The Districts Are Mostly White. The Candidates Are Not. - New York Times

Ms. Underwood, the Democratic congressional nominee in northern Illinois's pivotal 14th District, flowed effortlessly from person to person at a meet-and-greet last month, confident in her belief that she, a 31-year-old black woman, was best suited to ...

There are upsides to having your own billionaire - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Brendan O'Sullivan, a Democratic strategist and fundraiser in Illinois, remembers one particular donation, a $9 million check from Rauner to support a few House and Senate races in October of 2016. “It was a deflating to say the least for ... Given the ...

Why Joe Crowley's Loss Could Be Good News for Hakeem Jeffries - New York Times

What followed was a seemingly off-the-cuff 10-minute monologue by Representative Hakeem Jeffries of Brooklyn, who outlined a blueprint to win back the House for a Democratic Party desperate for fresh faces. And Mr. Jeffries, a 47-year-old black ...

What Mueller's Latest Indictment Reveals About Russian and US Spycraft - The Intercept

“On or about the same day, YERMAKOV searched for open-source information about the DNC network, the Democratic Party, and Hillary Clinton.”, “On or about April 7, 2016, YERMAKOV ran a technical query for the DCCC's internet protocol configurations to ...

How Dark Money, Gerrymandering And Democratic Complacency Altered Wisconsin Politics - NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

How did they feel about the union movement and the Democratic Party's response to this proposal when Act 10 was still being debated? KAUFMAN: Well, I think they felt a lot of sympathy with the state representatives that went to Illinois. They were very ...

Pritzker Burning Through Money Almost 3 Times Faster Than Rauner - Patch.com

CHICAGO — The deep-pocketed major party Illinois gubernatorial nominees submitted their first quarterly reports since securing their nominations earlier this month in what's on track to become the priciest governor's race in U.S. history. Second ...

Editorial | McCann is a McFraud - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Here's the latest chapter in a tale of typical Illinois politics. "Third-party governor candidate Sam McCann reported receiving $77,700 more in campaign contributions from a union that endorsed J.B. Pritzker in the Democratic primary for governor ...

Money rolls into House race from state party - MyWebTimes.com

Most of the money came from their respective parties as Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vied for seats against Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan, who lost a veto-proof supermajority. The Democratic party will need to gain a net of four seats to regain ...

Foot in the door for Democrats' next generation - SaukValley.com

Right up front, let's just stipulate that the recent appointment of state Rep. Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, as the Democratic Party of Illinois' interim executive director will not usher in an immediate sea-change. First, this is a temporary, part ...

The Democratic Party of Illinois is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Illinois. It is the oldest extant state party in Illinois and, along with the Green and Republican Parties, one of just three recognized parties in the state.

Chairperson Michael Madigan
Senate leader John Cullerton
House leader Michael Madigan
Headquarters Springfield, Illinois
Ideology Liberalism
Progressivism
Social liberalism
National affiliation Democratic Party
Colors Blue
Seats in the Upper House
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Seats in the Lower House
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Website
Official Website

The Democratic Party of Illinois is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Illinois. It is the oldest extant state party in Illinois and, along with the Green and Republican Parties, one of just three recognized parties in the state.

Pro-Life Democrat Wins in Illinois - ENN 2018-03-21

Pro-life advocates celebrate the win of a longtime pro-life Democrat in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District. Capitol Hill Correspondent Jason Calvi was with Rep.

Democratic Candidates for Illinois Governor | Chicago.Suntimes.com

Democratic candidates for governor were invited to meet Wednesday January 17, 2018, with the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board. The candidates are Illinois ...

Chicago Sun-Times Live Stream of the IL Attorney General Democratic debate

Join us this afternoon when the Chicago Sun-Times co-hosts a debate among all eight Democrats campaigning for their party's nomination as Illinois attorney ...

Illinois gubernatorial candidates

Illinois gubernatorial candidates address the Cook County Democratic Party at Erie Cafe on Monday, March 27, 2017. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times.

Max Solomon, Illinois Senate 19th District Democratic primary candidate

Max Solomon tells why he should be the state senator from the 19th district.

Scott Drury, Illinois Attorney General Democratic primary candidate

State Rep. Scott Drury, Illinois Attorney General Democratic primary candidate. Visit our website: https://chicago.suntimes.com/