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The New Yorker, “A Narrow Win for Progressives in the Chicago Suburbs”

The New Yorker, “A Narrow Win for Progressives in the Chicago Suburbs”

Two years ago, on the night of the Illinois Democratic primary, the congressional candidate Marie Newman refused to concede to the incumbent, Representative Dan Lipinski, although she found herself more than two thousand votes behind. She admitted defeat the next …

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HuffPost, “Marie Newman: Coronavirus Makes ‘Medicare For All’ More Likely To Happen”

HuffPost, “Marie Newman: Coronavirus Makes ‘Medicare For All’ More Likely To Happen”

The progressive, who beat a longtime conservative incumbent in a House primary race, weighed in on what she would like to see in COVID-19 relief legislation. Marie Newman thought she was surely going to lose last week’s election. With the …

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The Beverly Review, “Newman defeats Lipinski in race for Congress”

The Beverly Review, “Newman defeats Lipinski in race for Congress”

Two years ago, Marie Newman nearly defeated Dan Lipinski in the Democratic primary race for U.S. representative of the Third Congressional District of Illinois. This year, she was victorious. With all 500 precincts reporting, Newman, of LaGrange, earned about 47 …

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Riverside-Brookfield Landmark, “Newman topples Lipinski dynasty in the 3rd District”

Riverside-Brookfield Landmark, “Newman topples Lipinski dynasty in the 3rd District”

Progressive Democrat edges eight-term congressman in primary Marie Newman has ended one of the longest lasting political dynasties in Illinois politics. With nearly all votes counted, Newman led Lipinski by 2,783 votes. Newman received 47.27 percent of the vote while …

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Chicago Tribune, “Column: Marie Newman ends Lipinski family reign — but was it really all about abortion?”

Chicago Tribune, “Column: Marie Newman ends Lipinski family reign — but was it really all about abortion?”

Marie Newman would not play along with the meta narrative, the headline summary that swept the nation late Tuesday that a pro-abortion rights challenger from suburban Chicago had unseated one of the last anti-abortion Democrats in Congress. Yes, the factual skeleton is …

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Chicago Tribune, “Businesswoman Marie Newman’s victory in Democratic primary ends decades of Lipinski reign”

Chicago Tribune, “Businesswoman Marie Newman’s victory in Democratic primary ends decades of Lipinski reign”

Marie Newman has ended an era. Since 1983, a Lipinski has represented Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, a collection of southwest suburbs and Chicago’s Southwest Side. William Lipinski served in Congress until 2005, then engineered the appointment of his son, Dan, …

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