Posts tagged "governor"

Evelyn Sanguinetti will be Illinois' first Hispanic lieutenant governor

Evelyn Sanguinetti will be Illinois' first Hispanic lieutenant governor
History was made in Tuesday’s election. By electing Republican Bruce Rauner governor, Illinois voters also elevated his running mate, Evelyn Sanguinetti, making her the first Hispanic and first Latina to hold statewide office as lieutenant governor. Sanguinetti, a member of the Wheaton City Council, is a lawyer and an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law... Read more »

Meg Whitman wants to be California governor but the former eBay exec is taking heat for employing an undocumented housekeeper

It sounds like the plot of a telenovela. Powerful conservative businesswoman running for political office. Poor immigrant maid has a secret. She’s undocumented. And she used to work for the businesswoman. There’s a crusading lawyer too. Well this isn’t the latest plot line from a Telemundo soap opera. It’s the real-life political drama playing out... Read more »

Republican candidate for Illinois governor, Bill Brady, to share stage with local Tea Party and Minuteman leaders

Chicago immigrant rights activists and religious leaders are upset that the Republican candidate for Illinois governor, state Sen. Bill Brady, and other Republican politicians are scheduled to share the stage Saturday with a woman who is the founder of the Illinois Minuteman Project and has made controversial comments about immigrants, Catholics and Muslims. Rosanna Pulido... Read more »
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