A political action committee largely funded by the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association has blown the contribution caps in the Cook County Board’s 17th District race in the closing weeks of the campaign.
Democratic Party of Illinois’ Christian Mitchell talks Pritzker’s big money, Madigan, and statewide outreach
Illinois Democrats say they are confident they will ride a “Blue Wave” to victory Nov. 6th, and recent poll numbers have bolstered that confidence — Democrat JB Pritzker is currently leading Gov. Bruce Rauner by a full 20 points, and Pritzker’s money has bolstered races up and down the ballot. State Rep. Christian Mitchell, a Hyde Park Democrat and interim Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Illinois, sheds light on the future of the party, House Speaker Mike Madigan, and money in politics.