David Palmer could win in 2022 in this district that has had close races in the past.
David Palmer is an African American former basketball player and financial planner who sees his current work and being a Member of Congress as a service to his central Illinois community.
Lauren Underwood, a young leader in Congress, is one of the six people of color newly elected from majority white districts in 2018.
Joe Biden’s Commission should propose an expansion of the District Courts and the Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website: Washington Post on the Hopeless Wall, Two Resisters Political Note #247 Sean Casten IL CD 6 2020 General Election Once upon a time being born in Dublin was an enormous advantage for a Chicago politician. The world has changed. The mayor of Chicago is a gay African-American woman. Many of the people who would have gloried in a Dublin-born mayor of Chicago have moved to the suburbs. Sean Casten https://castenforcongress.com/ was born in Dublin. He is in the suburbs of Chicago. In Downer’s Grove.…
This is a woman's story.
Republicans think she is vulnerable in 2020. So far, six Republicans are competing to get the nomination.
Betsy Dirksen Londrigan was raising money for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation when her son nearly died from a tick bite. Helping her son recover took nearly took years of her life. She decided to run for Congress when her her Congressman voted to abolish the Affordable Care Act and the inadequate replacement nearly passed the Senate.
Lauren Underwood was a nurse. She became interested in health care policy, earned a degree from Johns Hopkins, and served in the Health and Human Services Department of the Obama administration implementing the Affordable Care Act (the health care part, not the computer part). She grew up in her congressional district, overcame serious illness, stood out as a diligent and agreeable student. People in the district know her, like her, and she knows them. They know her as a courageous, even an audacious young woman. Her run for Congress, as a young, black woman counts as audacious.
Sean Casten went to Middlebury College in Vermont. With his science degree, he worked at Tufts medical school outside of Boston in a cancer study. From there he went to Dartmouth in New Hampshire where he got two Master's Degrees related to engineering. For three years,Sean Casten worked as a consultant for Arthur D. Little on clean energy. Then he bought a business -- Turbostream Corp. He was President and CEO of a business that custom built fuel efficient heat and power plant. He sold the business, started a new one in Illinois Recycled Energy Development, and created an advocacy organization on behalf of energy companies like his.