Chris Butler, pro-life Democrat, launches primary challenge for House seat in Chicago
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A pro-life Democrat launched his campaign Thursday for Illinois' 1st Congressional District seat, challenging a longtime incumbent representing Chicago's South Side.
Pastor Chris Butler is aiming to compete in the Democratic primary against Rep. Bobby Rush, a fellow pastor who once defeated Barack Obama for the majority-Black district.

"The reason I'm running is that I don't think the first district can afford to send just another Democrat to…
Sean Salai
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