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Robin Kelly Appears Unconcerned About Environmental Issues

Her disregard for environmental concerns on the campaign trail suggests that at best, Robin Kelly would have little to contribute on environmental issues. At worst, she may turn out to be another Democratic politician who is willing to support the fossil fuel industry’s polluting “All Of The Above” policy of continuing the drilling for and burning of methane and crude oil.

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Kucinich Consorting With Green Party

Does a rally in Illinois with Green Party candidates indicate Dennis Kucinich will run for President in 2012 as a Green? For this kind of Democratic-Green coalition to hold a political rally against President Obama’s health care policies in Obama’s own home state seems like a sign that it would be foolish for the machine Democrats of Illinois to ignore.

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Illinois District 5 and the Military Commissions Act

Despite his campaign promise, since he’s entered Congress, Mike Quigley has done nothing at all to support legislation to reform or overturn the Military Commissions Act. Quigley hasn’t been able to follow through. Green Party candidate Matt Reichel becomes a much more attractive candidate as Quigley loses progressive voters’ trust.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?