Bustos scheduled for Aledo visit Friday

Robert Blackford
Cheri Bustos

Cheri Bustos, democratic nominee for the 2012 U.S. Representative from the 17th Congressional District of Illinois  will appear at the Mercer County Pork Chop BBA Friday 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aledo Depot.

"I think its going okay," said Bustos over the phone on Tuesday. "I'm going to be in Aledo at the "Meet the Candidates" forum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

"I've been going door to door meeting a lot of good people," said Bustos. "They are hurting right now," said Bustos about the people in the district. "The election is not on people's minds right now. I love the door-to-door because you find out what real people are talking about."

"i met a single mother yesterday with children three and seven years old who are  just getting by.