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Democrat gubernatorial candidates launch campaigns at Labor Day Parades



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CHICAGO – With Tuesday being the first day to officially circulate candidate petitions for the March 20, 2018 primaries in Illinois, Labor Day is a big day for Democrat gubernatorial candidates to officially kick off their campaigns – promoting labor unions and minimum wage hikes.

"I'll fight my heart out" for working people and unions," State Senator Daniel Biss said. 

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Democrat businessman Chris Kennedy promoted SEIU and promised to push for $15 minimum wage in Illinois. 

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While hitting Labor Day parades, J.B. Pritzker and his LG running mate State Rep. Julianna Stratton (D-Chicago) opened a new office in Chicago's poverty and violence-ridden West Side. 

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