Endorsement for Rahm's Congressional Seat

Hynes says Feigenholtz has health care expertise

Sunday, Feb 22, 2009  |  Updated 12:00 PM CDT
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Endorsement for Rahm's Congressional Seat

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Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes is endorsing Sarah Feigenholtz for Rahm Emanuel's congressional seat.

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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.''

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