Chicago groups prepare for Nov. 8 election

Trainer explains voter rules

By Christen Gall With six weeks until election day, organizations across the city are working to include voters that may otherwise be left out. “There’s a lot of energy in the Latino and Arab communities about what it [the election] means,” said Villanueva, youth engagement manager of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. […]

Clinton ‘Firewall’ in South Carolina primary resonates in Illinois

Hillary Clinton and voters

By Caroline Kenny In the wake of her virtual tie in Iowa and a 20-point loss to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in New Hampshire last night, Hillary Clinton is looking to the next stop on the campaign trail, South Carolina, to lock down the votes in a more diverse state. Iowa has not always been kind […]