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January 06, 2009

Tom Geoghegan For Congress

Tom Geoghegan, labor lawyer and author of quite a few fantastic books about democracy and economic justice, has announced his candidacy for Congress on DailyKos. He's running in the special election to replace Rahm Emmanuel in Illinois's 5th congressional district. His campaign website is here, and you can donate money via ActBlue.

Progressives couldn't ask for a better candidate or opportunity. Certainly I'll be sending him money and doing whatever else I can for his campaign. I strongly urge you to do the same.

—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at January 6, 2009 01:44 PM

Sweet! I've been wondering when we would hear from this guy; I look forward to reading the book(s) he writes about the experience (whether or not he wins the election). It's pronounced "Goggan", yes?

Posted by: Monkay at January 6, 2009 03:21 PM

"Progressives couldn't ask for a better candidate"

I am withholding that conclusion until we hear where Mr. Geoghegan stands on the main issue you've been blogging about the last several days.

Posted by: Waiting4Geoghogan at January 6, 2009 04:49 PM

I think it's more like "gay-genn" (both hard "G"s, not "J"s). I don't know how to type IPA.

Posted by: Save the Oocytes at January 6, 2009 06:36 PM