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Toi Hutchinson drops out of race to replace Jesse Jr., backs Robin Kelly

State Sen. Toi Hutchinson. File photo. |  Matt Marton~Sun-Times Media

State Sen. Toi Hutchinson. File photo. | Matt Marton~Sun-Times Media

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Updated: February 17, 2013 2:26PM



State Sen. Toi Hutchinson pulled out of the Democratic primary to replace disgraced former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. on Sunday, threw her endorsement to chief rival former State Rep. Robin Kelly, with that move consolidating African-American and progressive political support for Kelly: Lynn Sweet's blog.


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