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Minuteman Wins GOP Primary for House Seat Illinois’ heavily Democratic 5th congressional district
The Washington Independent ^ | 3/4/09 9:34 AM | David Weigel

Posted on 03/04/2009 8:20:30 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Last night voters in Illinois’ heavily Democratic 5th congressional district voted in a primary for candidates to replace former Rep. Rahm Emanuel, now the White House chief of staff.

Mike Quigley won the Democratic primary, while Rosanna Pulido won the GOP primary.

Who’s Rosanna Pulido? She was a founder of the Illinois Minutemen, a wing of the immigration restriction group that patrolled the U.S.-Mexico border in 2006 and 2007. In this CNN interview, she called then-GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain “just another politician that acts as if he was elected to represent the Mexican government.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona; US: California; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: aliens; chicago; elections; il2009; illegalimmigration; illinois; immigrantlist; immigration; pulido; quigley; rahm; rahmemanuel
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To: Non-Sequitur

Wasn’t there a Republican elected in 1994?


41 posted on 03/05/2009 12:25:28 PM PST by DLfromthedesert
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To: DLfromthedesert
Wasn’t there a Republican elected in 1994?

And defeated in 1996. Flanagan beat Rostenkowski who was under indictment at the time.

42 posted on 03/05/2009 12:38:45 PM PST by Non-Sequitur
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

bttt


43 posted on 03/06/2009 7:38:46 AM PST by Dante3
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