Powered by

Democratic presidential hopefuls in Chicago this week: O’Rourke, Bullock and Biden

Jun 09, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago’s proximity to Iowa — and deep bench of Democratic donors — make the city a must stop when the glut of 2020 contenders are coming or going to the Hawkeye state.

WASHINGTON — Three Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls hit Chicago this week for fundraising: Beto O’Rourke on Monday; Steve Bullock on Tuesday and Joe Biden on Wednesday. Last week, Kirsten Gillibrand was in the city looking for campaign cash.

Donald Trump.

Many in Chicago’s active donor commun...