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by Aricka Flowers
Fri Aug 3, 2012

SEIU Illinois State Council Announces Endorsements For November Elections

The SEIU Illinois State Council, which sponsors this web site, has released their endorsements for the upcoming November 6 general elections.

“Each of these candidates has championed the needs of the working families united in SEIU and the millions of people they serve every day as home care and child care providers, public employees, medical professionals, security guards, janitors, first responders and social service workers,” said Tom Balanoff, president of the SEIU Illinois State Council.

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by Matthew Blake
Tue Mar 20, 2012

In Final Hours Of Campaign, Halvorson Sounds Off On Race Against Jackson Jr. (VIDEO)

Debbie Halvorson will concede tonight in her Democratic primary race against U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. A poll before 9 p.m. showed Jackson Jr. with a 74 percent to 26 percent lead. Halvorson spoke with Progress Illinois early this evening, and her frustration with how the campaign went was evident.