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Citizen Action/Illinois Announces Endorsement of President Barack Obama


For Immediate Release                                          February 10, 2012

Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue                              312-427-2114 X202 


Illinois’ Largest Public Interest Group Announces Endorsement of

President Barack Obama 


(CHICAGO) – On Friday, February 10, 2012 the Citizen Action/Illinois Board of Directors voted to endorse Barack Obama for President of the United States of America.  

“President Obama has proven to be our leader on the issues that we care deeply about; quality affordable health care for all, protecting consumers from predatory lending, and paving the way for rebuilding the middle class,” said William McNary, co-director of Citizen Action/Illinois.  “We proudly endorse his second term for President of the United States.” 

Citizen Action/Illinois is the state's largest public interest organization. Building on over a two decades of experience, Citizen Action/Illinois is a key player in the fight for social and economic justice at the state and national levels. Citizen Action/Illinois has led campaigns for lower utility rates, fair taxes, affordable and quality health care, insurance and campaign finance reform, and stronger environmental and food safety protections. Citizen Action/Illinois works hard to hold our elected officials accountable on these issues every day in the State House and in the Congress.