October 16, 2017
The (Champaign) News-Gazette
Falling by the wayside
First, the field was growing. Now it's starting to thin.
Many people probably didn't know that Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar was running for the Democratic Party's nomination for governor until they heard about his announcement that he's dropping out of the campaign.
That's the way it goes with long-shot candidates with little money and support who decide to throw their hats into a high-profile, multi-candidate race for governor of Illinois.
It was just a couple weeks ago that Alderman Pawar was campaigning on the University of Illinois campus, trying to sell students on his...