Congresswoman stresses the power of women voters in the 2012 elections at political event.
Monday, May 7, 2012
More than 1,500 women and a long list of elected officials attended U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky's Ultimate Women's Power Lunch Friday at the Hilton Chicago. The 9th District Democrat, whose district includes much of the northern suburbs, held the event to mobiize women for the upcoming fall election. The elected officials attending included Governor Pat Quinn, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Democratic Congressional candidates Tammy Duckworth, Brad Schneider, Cheri Bustos, Bill Foster, David Gill, Dennis Anderson and Leslie Coolidge. In introducing the seven Democratic candidates for Congress in Illinois, Schakowsky said, "Illinois is ground-zero for putting the Speaker's gavel back in the hand of Nancy Pelosi. We have many great …
New Trier Democratic Organization hosted a meet-and-greet with local Democratic politicians in Wilmette Wednesday.
The New Trier Democratic Organization (NTDO) hosted a meet-and-greet with North Shore Democratic politicians Wednesday night. Area residents got a chance to chat about the remapped 10th and 9th Congressional Districts at The Bottle Shop in Wilmette. Earlier: Proposed Congressional Map Splits Northern Suburbs, Some Communities to Get New Representatives Rep. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston), Commissioner Larry Suffredin (D-13th District), as well as key staff members for Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) were on hand. Additionally, the Democratic candidates vying for Rep. Robert Dold's (R-IL) seat in U.S. Congress. Flip through Patch's photo gallery of the evening to read more about the event.