Illinois

DCCC Chair Cancels Fundraiser for Pro-Life Democratic Congressman

After facing backlash from progressive activists and her fellow Democrat colleagues, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) chairwoman Rep. Cheri Bustos (D., Ill.) canceled a planned fundraiser on Wednesday for Rep. Dan Lipinski (D., Ill.), one of the few remaining pro-life Democrats in Congress.

Bloomberg-funded Law School Coordinating PR with ‘Progressive’ AG Offices

Emails show pitching stories and TV interviews, pushing back on reporters for AGs

An environmental center within New York University's School of Law that was created and funded by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has been executing a tightly knit public relations strategy with "progressive" state attorney general offices (OAGs), according to multiple emails obtained through open records requests.