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2 More Debates Scheduled In 2nd District Election



    Two more debates have been scheduled in the 2nd Congressional District special election to replace Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. 

    Saturday, January 12
    Resurrection House Baptist Church
    45 E. 138th St., Dolton
    1 p.m. Debate moderated by WVON’s Cliff Kelley
    Wednesday, January 30
    Rich Central High School
    3600 203rd St., Olympia Fields
    4:30 p.m. Young Professionals Mixer
    5:45 p.m. Town Hall Meeting
    6:30 p.m. Debate moderated by WGN’s Gaynor Hall
    Today is the filing deadline for petitions. So far, the candidates include state Sen. Toi Hutchinson, former state Rep. Robin Kelly, Chicago Ald. Anthony Beale, former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson, former U.S. Senate candidate Joyce Washington, state senator-elect Napoleon Harris, Harvey resident Clifford Eagleton, former U.S. Rep Mel Reynolds and Victor Jonathan, a pastor from Country Club Hills.