Durbin, Duckworth endorse Pritzker for Illinois governor

Senators appeared at a campaign event in Chicago today

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth endorsed JB Pritzker for Illinois governor at a campaign event in Chicago today.

"I'm proud to endorse JB Pritzker for governor because he will be a strong partner and an effective leader for our state,” Durbin said. "I’ve spoken with all the Democratic candidates and heard their visions for our state, and JB has emerged as the clear choice for governor."

Pritzker previously received endorsements from Secretary of State Jesse White, Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Treasurer Mike Frerichs and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.

"With JB, I know I'll have a partner in the governor's office who will work to create good jobs, help give veterans the support and opportunity they deserve, and make sure every child gets a quality education," Duckworth said.

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