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Rev. James Meeks

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner announces the formation of a committee of Democrats and Independents supporting his campaign. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Rauner Enlists Bipartisan Support In Seeking “New Solutions” For Illinois

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said he’s not going to agree with his supporters on every issue, even his own wife.

03/21/2014

Illinois State Senator, Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago)

Meeks Won’t Run For Another Term In State Senate

Rev. and State Sen. James Meeks (D-Chicago) is the latest in a line of Chicago area lawmakers who have decided not to seek re-election.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2011

Salem Christian Academy

Rev. Meeks’ Salem Christian School To Close

After 21 years, Salem Christian Academy on the city’s Far South Side is closing its doors.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Illinois State Senator, Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago)

Rev. Meeks Rejects Idea Of Casinos Funding Schools

CHICAGO (WBBM) – While mayoral candidates Gery Chico and Miguel del Valle said they would favor a land based casino in the City of Chicago, rival hopeful Senator Rev. James Meeks is rejecting the idea.

12/05/2010

Candidate Petitions

Last Day For Mayoral Candidates To File

Today is the last chance for candidates to file their paperwork to run for mayor, alderman, or any other elected city office.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Illinois State Senator, Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago)

Meeks To Give Up Running Church For Mayoral Race

State Sen. Rev. James Meeks has announced he will temporarily give up the day-to-day operations of his Salem Baptist Church as he prepares his run for mayor.

11/01/2010