There was more to this 4th of July than celebrating the country’s independence. For candidates looking ahead to the governor’s race next year, it also was a chance to get out and meet voters. […]
There’s pomp, there’s the parades, and of course no parade is complete without a few politicians shaking hands and meeting their constituents.
“It’s important that we never forget what a blessing democracy is,” Quinn said at the Arlington Heights parade.
Quinn wasn’t the only 2014 gubernatorial hopeful meeting and greeting folks this summer holiday. His Democratic opponent, campaign trail neophyte Bill Daley, did the same, getting a jump on the sort of politicking that traditionally gets underway on Labor Day.
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