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Jeremy Karpen for IL State Rep supporter-made music videos and pre-election press release

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

JEREMY KARPEN FOR 39TH STATE REPRESENTATIVE
www.jeremykarpen.org

CONTACT:

Jeremy Karpen, jeremy@jeremykarpen.org, 773-930-9697
Bill Bianchi, State Coordinator, Progressive Democrats of America,
pdachicago@gmail.com, 773-935-3346
David Sacks, campaign manager, dave@jeremykarpen.org, (773) 557-9411

KARPEN HEADS INTO ELECTION DAY WITH SUPPORT OF CHICAGO TRIBUNE, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION AND PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS OF AMERICA
Green Party Candidate for 39th District State Representative Locks Incumbent Out of Major Endorsements

(CHICAGO) – Jeremy Karpen, Green Party candidate for 39th State Representative, has secured the endorsements of both major Chicago newspapers and other organizations and community leaders.… Read more ...

Chicago Tribune writer: Green Party’s Whitney most sensible, well-informed of IL gov candidates

From Green Party Watch:

After the Chicago Tribune joint interview of 5 candidates for governor of Illinois, Tribune op-ed columnist Eric Zorn blogged:

Of the five candidates for governor at the joint interview, Green Party nominee Rich Whitney was the best spoken, had the best command of the facts and, in my opinion, had the most sensible ideas for moving Illinois forward.

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Chicago Tribune endorses Green Jeremy Karpen in race for state legislature

A few items related to the endorsement – including the endorsement of Jeremy Karpen – are posted below.

From Green Party Watch:

CHICAGO (September 29, 2010) – This morning, the Chicago Tribune endorsed Jeremy Karpen, Green Party candidate for 39th District State Representative. The paper highlighted Karpen’s independence from politics-as-usual in Illinois, and slammed Democratic incumbent Maria “Toni” Berrios as a “loyal soldier protecting entrenched power in Springfield.”The Tribune endorsement is the latest indicator of the momentum swinging towards Karpen in this highly contested race.

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Chicago Tribune Editorializes For Forrest Claypool

Forrest Claypool is an Independent candidate for Cook County Assessor in Cook County, Illinois, who is currently attempting to collect 25,000 valid signatures in order to get on the ballot. The Chicago Tribune published this editorial calling for people to sign Claypool’s petition.

Come Election Day, voters need to make sure Democratic candidate Joseph Berrios and his cronies don’t win the key to the office of Cook County assessor.

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Ill. governor candidates on social issues

From the Chicago Tribune:

All but one of the seven Republican candidates call themselves pro-life,” while the Democrats, Gov. Pat Quinn and Comptroller Dan Hynes, support abortion rights. Only Hynes and Green Party candidate Rich Whitney support legalizing gay marriage.

The Democrats don’t support the state’s notification law. Neither does Whitney of the Green Party.

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Chicago Tribune gives Green gubernatorial candidate equal voice

In two recent articles about Illinois gubernatorial candidates’ opinions on major issues, the Chicago Tribune gave Green Party candidate Rich Whitney an equal opportunity to voice his opinion as all of the major party candidates.  Rather than a single feature article or no mention at all, the Tribune has decided, in a praiseworthy and rare move, to cover Whitney as an equal in the race, as he is.… Read more ...