Sunday, February 7, 2010


SUNDAY, FEB. 7, 2010 - CBS2 Chicago reports: Embattled lieutenant governor nominee Scott Lee Cohen said Sunday he is quitting as a Democratic candidate in the November election, following the controversy over accusations he abused his ex-wife and an ex-girlfriend.A tearful Cohen made the announcement to reporters at a Far North Side bar and said he came to his decision after meeting with House Speaker Michael Madigan, who chairs the state's Democratic Party. Full Story, CBS2... Cohen made his announcement while in a bar packed with people watching the Super Bowl. What shameful political party. What travesty. Cohen should have stayed in the race for these reasons: (1) To honor the votes of those who cast their ballots for him; (2) To show Michael Madigan that he and the Democrat Machine are not gods; (3) To get a better book deal. RELATED: Madigan 'strongly urged' Cohen to drop out Marathon Pundit: Dem pawnbroker candidate drops out Scott Lee Cohen Drops out of Lt. Governors Race - Loyola Republicans Will NY Gov. Paterson Resign on Feb. 8? Dem. Ill. lt. gov. candidate exits race amid furor Chicago's Mayor Daley Says Scott Lee Cohen Earned His Election ... Leave a Comment * Conservative T-Shirts * Follow CNB on Twitter * RSS Feed