The Daily Northwestern

Evanston native takes charge of Biss gubernatorial campaign

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

Abby Witt was a freshman sitting in a political science class at American University in 2001 when planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Witt — who will manage state Sen. Daniel Biss’ (D-Evanston) gubernatorial campaign — said 9/11 was a “life-altering” event that helped energize her i...