Democratic Party

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Democratic Party Asks Chicago To Bid For 2016 Convention

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz sent a letter to 15 cities asking them to submit proposals to host the convention in two years.

04/22/2014

State Sen. Donne Trotter leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after being released on $25,000 bond on Dec. 6, 2012, on a charge of trying to bring a gun onto a plane at O'Hare International Airport the day before. (Credit: CBS)

Trotter Still Wants Party Support In Bid For Jackson’s Seat, Despite Arrest

State Sen. Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) said Wednesday he still wants Democratic Party bosses to back him in his bid to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., despite his arrest for having a gun in his luggage at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2012