The 5th congressional district of Illinois, which kinks its way to the north and west of the city of Chicago, has been represented by Democrat Mike Quigley for many years. Quigley has been more of a moderate in Congress than a true progressive, however. He’s
Margaret Flowers is cooperating with Clean Up The Mines on environmental issues, speaking out against the use of police as enforcers of discipline in public schools, and opposes the Transpacific Partnership.
Jill Stein says: ‘As we grieve for the latest victims and their families, we must resist the demagoguery that would turn grief into vengeance and expand the catastrophic war on terror.’