AP: Takeaways from Illinois primary: Big money, party splits
Illinois voters added their voices to the 2018 primary season Tuesday, with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner surviving an unexpectedly stiff primary challenge from the right and a suburban Chicago congressman, Dan Lipinski, clinging to a tight lead over a Democratic challenger fueled by the party’s liberal wing.
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The Illinois Primaries: Who to Follow for Breaking News
The Illinois primaries have arrived. While the “Blue Wave” never really crested in deep red Texas as numerous Democrats significantly under-performed, the Illinois primaries are likely to provide more insight into how contested races across the county are likely to turn out in future contests this year.
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Bernie Sanders Causing Headaches for Establishment Dems Across the Map
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who caucuses with Democrats and has a significant grassroots following, has focused on bolstering members of the progressive wing of the party, often to the detriment of more mainstream, and frankly electable, Democratic candidates.
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The Hill: Dems want gun control, but worry it could cost them midterms
“Democrats mulling how to approach gun control on the campaign trail this year are weighing their tough history on the subject against the burning politics of the moment. …”