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Illinois Democrats tap U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly of Matteson to succeed Michael Madigan as state party chair

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Illinois Democratic leaders on Wednesday night selected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly of Matteson as their new state party chairman and the successor to embattled former House Speaker Michael Madigan, who held
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US Rep. Robin Kelly elected new head of Illinois Democratic Party

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Illinois Congresswoman Robin Kelly has been elected as the new head of the Illinois Democratic Party, replacing longtime chairman Mike Madigan following his resignation in February.
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Congresswoman Robin Kelly elected Chair of Democratic Party of Illinois

Congresswoman Robin Kelly elected Chair of Democratic Party of Illinois

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Congresswoman Robin Kelly has been elected Chair of the Democratic Party of Illinois, defeating 8th Ward Alderman Michelle Harris.
Kelly replaces former House Speaker Michael Madigan, who held the chairman post since 1998.
"Tonight we made history together," Kelly said to the Democratic State Central Committee Wednesday night. "We as Democrats are at our best when we have vigorous debate, and then come together for the betterment of the party and our country. I want to thank the members of the State Central Committee for your support and vote of confidence. I look...
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