The conservative Democrat's luck finally ran out last night, ending a nearly forty-year run of a Lipinski in Congress.
"They kind of shot themselves in the foot. You had new, compelling candidates getting more people involved who want primary challenges like AOC and Ayanna, and then they come out with a policy that’s basically like 'No more AOCs or Ayannas.' It really galvanized progressives.” -- Waleed Shahid, Comm. Dir., Justice Democrats
Eva Putzova: If we didn't want people to have a chance to reconsider their vote every 2 years, then we wouldn't have elections every other year baked into our Constitution. The seats don't belong to anybody but the people-- despite Democratic Party elites.
Last cycle progressive fighter Marie Newman narrowly lost the #IL03 seat held by homophobic, anti-woman candidate Dan Lipinski because of last-minute dirty money from "No Labels." This cycle we're going to finish him off, but we need your support to do it.
Nazi? Holocaust denier? Good enough for today's GOP.
In 2018, the Republican Party will run a real, live Nazi for Congress. Let that sink in for a minute.
CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Thursday confronted the Holocaust denier running for the Republican Party in Illinois' Third Congressional District.
Arthur Jones is the former leader of the American Nazi Party and now heads a group called the America First Committee. He's running unopposed for the Republican nomination in the IL-03 Congressional District.
Upgrading the Democratic Party is as essential as banishing the GOP from control of the House. It will help break a cycle where the voters go back and forth on which party is really the lesser of two evils.
Current IL-03 Rep. Dan Lipinski is part of an antediluvian machine and seeks only to please his donors. Marie Newman comes from a very different place, and we're very glad that she's stepped up and pledges to represent actual people who live in her district.