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Latinos running as progressives try to dismantle machine in state legislature

Latinos running as progressives try to dismantle machine in state legislature
A handful of Chicago’s Latino candidates running for the state legislature are hoping their progressive agendas and histories of community organizing can oust some of the longtime, establishment incumbents in their districts. There’s Adolfo Mondragón, the Yale- and University of Chicago-educated public interest attorney and college professor, who has worked for human rights groups, done... Read more »

Letter to Alvarez asks for investigation of Landek, for allegedly offering bribe

Letter to Alvarez asks for investigation of Landek, for allegedly offering bribe
Yet another twist in the 12th District state Senate race surfaced late last week when candidate Raul Montes asked the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office to investigate his opponent, Steve Landek. In a Feb. 24 letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, Montes requested that a criminal investigation be opened to explore whether Landek... Read more »