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Ilya Sheyman

MoveOn Members On Bernie Sanders: 'He'll Say No to Permanent War'

Robert Naiman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics
Robert Naiman

If Sanders wins Iowa with MoveOn's support, then MoveOn could use this to credibly claim that on foreign policy Democratic voters don't value "experience" right now as much as they value "not getting us in more wars" and "peaceful solutions to prevent war," like the Iran deal.

Schumer's Choice: To Succeed Reid, He Must Back Iran Deal

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has announced that he will not run for re-election. Reid has endorsed Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) to succeed him as Democratic leader.

An Open Letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Run Warren Run!

Anna Galland | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics
Anna Galland

We've got your back. That's because you've had our backs. You've stood up for us -- America's students, mothers, retirees, teachers, minimum-wage workers -- instead of for the big banks and corporations.

Ryan Grim

Why Did Progressives Lose An Illinois Congressional Race So Badly? | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After several rounds of painful soul searching, Washington-based progressives are comparing notes on Ilya Sheyman's stunning open-primar...

Jen Sabella

5 Illinois Races National Dems Are Watching | Jen Sabella | Posted 03.21.2012 | Chicago

The relatively small number of Illinois Republicans who turned out Tuesday to vote chose Mitt Romney as their GOP presidential nominee. National Democ...

Matt Sledge

Anti-War Progressive Running For Congress Promises To Be Obama's Foil | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

California's North Coast is nearly synonymous with a New Age-y strand of progressivism. For two decades, Rep. Lynn Woolsey has represented it in Congr...

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Lose Key Congressional Race In Illinois | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The progressive movement lost one of its biggest primary battles in the 2012 cycle Tuesday. Ilya Sheyman, a 25-year-old community activi...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Face First Test In Illinois Tonight | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the national media eyes the Illinois primary race between Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, progressive activists have their...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Face First Test In Illinois Primary | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a newly redrawn congressional district covering the North Shore Chicago suburbs, progressive groups are mounting their first foray in...

Youth Like An Ilya Sheyman For Congress -- Our "Lemonade"

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.15.2012 | Chicago
Miles J. Zaremski

My Congressional District is the 10th in Illinois. Up to now, it was known as the district for the tony north shore of Chicago where only a Republica...

Amanda Terkel

President Obama Dragged Into Illinois Congressional Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has not endorsed a candidate in the Democratic primary for Illinois' 10th Congressional District, but a new flyer...

A Member of the "Professional Left"

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

On Aug. 9, 2010, less than three months before the Democrats suffered their worst defeat in the House of Representatives in more than a century, White...

Will Guzzardi

Illinois Dems Raring To Run For Newly Blue Congressional Seats | Will Guzzardi | Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

The newly redrawn map of Illinois's congressional districts isn't even official yet, sitting as it still does on Governor Pat Quinn's desk. Already, t...