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Former U.S. Rep. Phil Hare Endorses Chris Kennedy for Governor

Former U.S. Rep. Phil Hare Endorses Chris Kennedy for Governor

Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy won an endorsement today from former U.S. Rep. Phil Hare, who served in the United States Congress from 2007-2011. “I enthusiastically support Chris Kennedy to be the next governor because he possesses the right combination of experience and progressive values to lead Illinois out of the mess we’re currently in,” said former U.S. Rep. […]

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Anti-Violence Speech on July 22, 2017

Thank you all for coming today. Today, I’d like to continue a dialogue between all of us about the future of our state. Throughout the series of speeches I plan to deliver along the campaign trail, I intend to cover a range of topics, each with a deep dive. It is my hope that, as a result of this and […]

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Speech at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, May 30, 2017

Thank you all. Thank you so much. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. You and LaRue have been an incredible inspiration to Sheila and me and to our family. The support you provided us early on at Top Box to help us expand throughout the city and throughout Illinois. Your voice, your endorsement, your leadership and your help have made […]

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Kennedy Receives Endorsement of Southern Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association

First major endorsement in the governor’s race goes to Chris Kennedy two weeks after announcing his campaign Chris Kennedy, Democratic candidate for governor, received the endorsement of the Southern Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association yesterday. This is the first major endorsement in the Democratic race for governor. “The SIDCCA insists the number one priority for Southern Illinois should be increasing […]

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Kennedy: Rauner Holds Illinois, Budget Hostage for his Political Agenda

“We want to pass reform, not pay a ransom.” Chris Kennedy, Democratic candidate for governor, faulted Governor Rauner’s budget address for failing to offer solutions to Illinois’ budget crisis. “He needs to stop holding us hostage. We want to pass reform, not pay a ransom,” said Kennedy. “Instead of Governor Rauner’s agenda being a prerequisite to negotiating a budget, having […]

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