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The Illinois 5th race is already on - Jason Lindquist
Idle ramblings of an idle mind
The Illinois 5th race is already on
...and one of the candidates is an '84 Glenbrook North graduate. I never met Charlie Wheelan, but I know his brother Brian ('91) from precalculus sophomore year and Student Advisory Board. Their mom taught preschool at The Little Ones, where all three of my sisters and half of the rest of Northbrook went, taking it over when its founder, Pat Pfeifer, died. But that's all I know.

[I also don't know anything about any of the other candidates. This also isn't my home district, so...]
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jessbunbun From: jessbunbun Date: January 9th, 2009 04:26 am (UTC) (Link)
The congressional district I grew up in is now represented by Michelle Bachman. It sounds like these guys are not crazy enough to be fodder on any political blog.
jlindquist From: jlindquist Date: January 9th, 2009 05:22 am (UTC) (Link)
No, not at all... anybody interesting either ran for another office or moved elsewhere. I don't think anybody thought Emmanuel would do anything but keep that seat until he decided to run for senate or governor.
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