Tagged J.B. Pritzker

So Bernie Sanders won’t be the first Jewish president. Here are 10 people who could be.

Mark Cuban speaks at a 2019 event in Phoenix. (Gage Skidmore)

(JTA) — When Bernie Sanders announced on Wednesday that he was suspending his presidential campaign, he closed the door on the last sliver of possibility that America would elect its first Jewish president in 2020. That leaves Jewish White House history to be made. Here are 10 people who… Read more »

In Democratic race for Illinois governor, the two top candidates are Jewish. The similarity ends there.

Daniel Biss, left, and J.B. Pritzker are running to be the Democratic nominee for governor in Illinois. (Getty Images)

(JTA) — The Land of Lincoln’s next governor may well be a Jewish Democrat. It just isn’t clear what kind of Jewish Democrat he will be. Two Jewish candidates are the front-runners in the Illinois Democratic gubernatorial primary in March, and both are favored to defeat the unpopular Republican… Read more »