All of the Democrats hoping to unseat Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018 are backing Speaker of the House Michael Madigan's budget goal of raising taxes rather than enacting reforms, a Madigan spokesman told the Chicago Tribune recently.
After rolling out what has been described as a "ghastly" new state license plate, Secretary of State Jesse White has rolled out something more disheartening, the Illinois Republican Party said recently: the possibility of running for re-election.
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful and self-described progressive J.B. Pritzker met with entrenched suburban Chicago officials and House Speaker Mike Madigan insiders recently, Chicago Sun Times writer Dan Mihalopoulos reported.
Gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy needs to replace his reticence with resolve, the lllinois Republican Party cautioned recently, offering an online video clip of Kennedy ignoring a reporter's question on his wealth.
What's good for the populace must not be good for the politicians, the Illinois Republican Party said recently in response to Attorney General Lisa Madigan's apparent willingness to give in to a judge's decision on elected officials' paychecks.
An upcoming Democrat plan expected to focus on five elements -- campaign finance, criminal justice, education funds, health care and budget matters – seems to have overlooked two things that are critical to healing Illinois: property taxes and jobs, the Illinois GOP said on Wednesday.
With hotel space for the presidential Inauguration ceremony in Washington filling rapidly, the Illinois GOP is offering a limited special opportunity for guaranteed overnight accommodations and inauguration tickets at the official Illinois Republican Party hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
Chris Kennedy may have the family name, but according to the state GOP, “he doesn’t act like it,” as he recently rejected reporters’ overtures in Chicago and simultaneously created a commotion in a downtown office building.
The Illinois Republican Party launched a robocall linking venture capitalist and possible gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker with House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) and imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
One-time Illinois GOP chair Pat Brady said that despite the controversy over the presidential election results, the public must abide by the nation’s democratic process and give Donald Trump a fair chance when he takes office.