Endorsement for Rahm's Congressional Seat
Hynes says Feigenholtz has health care expertise
Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes is endorsing Sarah Feigenholtz for Rahm Emanuel's congressional seat.
Sunday, Feb 22, 2009 Updated at 12:00 PM CDT
llinois Comptroller Dan Hynes will be the first statewide elected official to endorse a candidate in the hotly contested race to replace former U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel.
Hynes will endorse state Rep. Sara Feigenholtz over the other 11 candidates in the March 3 Democratic primary, citing her expertise in health care issues.
"I know a lot of the candidates, and all of the candidates are respected people in their professions,'' Hynes told the Chicago Sun-Times. "But on health care for women and children, she has shown that she has been able to translate that passion into results in Springfield.''