Category Archives: IL – 3rd Congressional District

Lipinski “Un-Endorsed” By Gutierrez – Late Benefit To Pera?

Illinois Fourth District Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez reportedly withdrew his endorsement of neighboring incumbent Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski (District 3) today. Lipinski, son of a long-time congressman of the same name, has received criticism for favoring President Bush’s agenda at the expense of 3rd District Democrats. Dan Lipinski also has supported discriminatory anti-immigrant policies. Lipinski […]

5,000 For Pera – 21 Days – In One Day 1/10 Of The Way There

Wow. Yesterday Kos started a plea for 5,000 contributors to Mark Pera’s campaign in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. One day brought “over 500 contributions for more than $16,000″ according to the Pera Campaign. Keep the momentum going! Fund a progressive voice! Show Mark Pera (and other Democrats) that you support Pera on the issues by […]

Democrat Mark Pera Sends Out First Mail Piece In IL-3

The mailing piece about bringing our troops home from Iraq is respectful, but hard hitting. You can see it here.

Democrat Mark Pera’s First TV Ad In 3rd Congressional District Race

Democrat Mark Pera Adds Julie Sweet To Illinois 3rd District Campaign

The Mark Pera campaign announced the addition of Julie Sweet as Deputy Campaign Manager today. Sweet, recently Midwest Deputy Director of People For the American Way (PFAW), managed their regional Election Protection and Illinois Democracy projects. Julie was also on the steering committee for Fair Illinois, one of llinois’ largest LGBT coalition groups that promote […]