James Meeks

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Name: James Meeks
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Rauner Recruits Black Supporters for Video Testimonials

As race becomes a defining theme of 2014's hyper-competitive Illinois governor showdown, Republican Bruce Rauner—angling to dethrone Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn—has recruited African-American allies to film video testimonials endorsing him.The GOP ... [Published NBC Chicago - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

It’s an elite club — pols willing to stand up to Rahm

8:16PMUpdated: October 13, 2014 8:26PMIt’s not too late for another candidate to come forward who would have a chance of defeating Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election.But it’s very, very unlikely.With a hospitalized and seriously ill Karen Lewis ruling ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

How Dutch and German train and bus firms are taking British taxpayers for a ride

The UK government has poured money into transport infrastructure. And thanks to privatisation, state-owned European bus and rail operators reap the benefitsJames Meeks book on the privatisation of Britain, Private Island , highlights the perverse outcome ... [Published FFOG.Net - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

A Taxing Tale of Two States

Much of the political spotlight across the country is focused on the economies of two Midwestern states – Illinois and Kansas.These two states have adopted opposite economic growth and jobs strategies. In Kansas, Republican governor Sam Brownback cut ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Quinn Wants Black Voters To Take Another Look

Black voters have been coming out in support of Bruce Rauner, but Governor Quinn's team is trying to get them to take a closer look at the Republican.  A new Quinn radio ad points out that not one African American is on the payroll at Rauner's investment ... [Published Regional Daily News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rev. James Meeks on backing Bruce Rauner: Blacks have to shake up Democratic Party

7:52PMRev. James Meeks speaks Monday afternoon at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center during Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's press conference releasing his education reform plan. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-TimesUpdated: September 10, ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 11 2014]

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Rauner Recruits Black Supporters for Video Test... [Published NBC Chicago - Oct 16 2014]
It’s an elite club — pols willing to stand up t... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Oct 14 2014]
How Dutch and German train and bus firms are ta... [Published FFOG.Net - Oct 12 2014]
A Taxing Tale of Two States [Published Forbes.com - Sep 27 2014]
Quinn Wants Black Voters To Take Another Look [Published Regional Daily News - Sep 17 2014]
Rev. James Meeks on backing Bruce Rauner: Black... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 11 2014]
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