Will County Democratic Central Committee - News

Published on Sunday, February 24, 2013

2nd District race in homestretch

Kelly's voice was hoarse as she talked to diners at Peachtree Cafe in her hometown of Matteson.

"You know what? I feel good, but I'm taking nothing for granted," said Kelly, a former state lawmaker, who also spoke at several churches. "I wouldn't be in it if I didn't think I could win."

Several diners told Kelly they recognized her from the TV endorsement ads run by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super political action committee.

Halvorson has been attacked in many of those ads for opposing an assault weapons ban.

"The first thing out of people's mouth is, 'We're voting for you. We're sick of those commercials. We don't want a mayor from New York coming in and trying to buy a seat in Congress,'" Halvorson said.

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