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Green Party prez candidate Cynthia McKinney in IL 10/28 & 10/29/08

Appearances set for Chicago, Naperville, Springfield and Alton

Green Party Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney brings her “Power to the People” campaign to the nation’s heartland of Illinois on Tuesday, October 28 and Wednesday, October 29. Highlights include
appearances in downtown Chicago, a meet-the-candidate breakfast in Naperville, a press conference in Springfield at the State Capitol and a candidates’ forum in Alton, Illinois, in the St. Louis Metro East
area.

At many of her appearances, Cynthia will be joined by some of the record 54 Green Party candidates running for office throughout the State of Illinois, including 11 congressional candidates.

“The Green Party is making waves running competitive races for public office throughout much of the State,” commented Rich Whitney, who won over 10 percent of the vote as the Green candidate for Governor in
2006. “And McKinney’s appearance here comes at an opportune time. While the two corporate-sponsored candidates have exposed themselves as being tools of Wall Street, with no real answers to the collapse of
the economy, McKinney has shown real leadership on economic issues. She is the only candidate who talks about dismantling the military-industrial-prison complex, winning a job-creating peace-and-justice dividend to rebuild our nation’s energy, housing and transportation infrastructure on a green foundation; ending corporate welfare, and putting an end to the biggest act of predatory lending of all — the control of the nation’s money supply by a private consortium of banks, the Federal Reserve.”

“And while the twin corporate-sponsored candidates try to outdo each other in saber-rattling against Pakistan, Iran and Russia, while supporting the continued occupation of Iraq and escalation in Afghanistan,” Whitney added, “Cynthia McKinney has distinguished herself as being the principled advocate for peace and the peace movement, calling for a complete and fast end to U.S. military deployments worldwide. She and the other Green candidates are standing up for the principle of national self-determination and standing
against our government’s strategy of serving corporate interests through military domination — a strategy that breeds more hatred of the U.S. and more terrorism.” Whitney will be accompanying McKinney on
her campaign swing through Illinois.
The following is an itinerary of McKinney’s campaigning in Illinois:

Tuesday, October 28

7 p.m. Reception at Black Independent Political Convention, Ms. Sis Place, 1401 E. 75th St., Chicago.

8:15 p.m. (approx.): Speak at Green Party candidates’ reception and forum, YWCA*, 360 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago (at Wacker). $15 admission includes refreshments. This event begins at 7:00 p.m. and continues
until 10:00, and will feature talks by other Chicago-area Green Party candidates, including Senatorial candidate Kathy Cummings and congressional candidates Omar Lopez (4th Dist.) and Jeremy Pohlen (3rd
Dist.).

Wednesday, October 29th

8 – 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast meet and greet, at Egg Harbor restaurant, 175 W. Jackson, in Naperville,  with Senate candidate Cummings, Congressional candidate Steve Alesch (13th Dist.) and DuPage and Kane County Green candidates, members and supporters, including State Rep candidates Dan Kairis and Kevin O’Connor.

1:30 p.m: Springfield. (Time probable but not yet confirmed) Press conference at the State Capitol “Blue Room.” Radio interview at WMAY, 970 AM news-talk radio, time not yet confirmed.

4:00 – 6:30 p.m.: Green Party candidate Meet-and-Greet/forum, Holiday Inn, 3800 Homer Adams Pkwy, Alton, with Rodger Jennings, 12th Dist. Congressional candidate, and Troy Dennis, 19th Dist. Congressional
candidate.

The Illinois Green Party is one of three established political parties in Illinois. The Illinois Green Party held its first statewide primary in February 2008 and hosted the 2008 Green Party National Convention in Chicago in July. More than 50 candidates across the state will compete in the 2008 General Election on Nov. 4.

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