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by Ashlee Rezin
Mon Jul 28, 2014

Illinois Activist Groups Protest Rauner Fundraiser (VIDEO)

While New Jersey Governor Chris Christie headlined a fundraiser for Republican Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner Friday evening in the Loop, more than 100 protesters gathered outside the event to decry the pair's conservative stance on a myriad of social issues.

“Both of these politicians pose as moderates, but we’re here to call attention to the fact that both Bruce Rauner and Chris Christie have extreme positions on both the social, as well as the economic pocket book issues,” said William McNary, co-director of Citizen Action/Illinois.

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by Steven Ross Johnson
Thu Aug 23, 2012

Duckworth, Planned Parenthood Push Back Against War On Women's Reproductive Rights (VIDEO)

Recent remarks made by Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin regarding abortion in which he used the term "legitimate rape", served as a rallying cry for supporters of Planned Parenthood, who gathered in the Chicago area this week warning that the fate of the health care provider was at stake if like-minded lawmakers win election in November.