In less than a week, Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office won a mock transparency award, was threatened with a lawsuit charging the office defied numerous Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and was hit with allegations it violated the state Ethics Act.
Campaign mailers funded by a “radical” pro-choice political action committee, Personal PAC, targeting State Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) show how desperate Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign team is a week before the March 20 primary, says political strategist Chris Robling.
In a special bulletin, the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) urged its members to no longer shop at Dick's Sporting Goods, Walmart and other big-box stores that have discontinued sales of modern sporting rifles (MSRs) in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school.
Gov. Bruce Rauner will sign legislation that licenses gun dealers in the state, but not until after the March 20 primary for fear of further alienating traditional Republican and conservative voters, state Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) told Prairie State Wire.
While campaigning Monday in Aurora, Gov. Bruce Rauner slipped up in an attempt to tie his opponent in the GOP primary, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), to House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), tax and policy experts say.
House action on several bills aimed at further restricting firearms in Illinois that were introduced in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, high school shootings on Valentine’s Day is expected this week in Springfield.
The president of a Chicago-based legal group representing a public-sector employee in a case that could end forced unionism nationwide has demanded that Gov. Bruce Rauner stop overplaying his role in the case.
The two founders of the Edgar County Watchdogs, who have a record of exposing local and state government waste and fraud, are gearing up for an old-fashioned showdown March 1 at the Coles County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner.
Not only are Illinois residents burdened by some of the highest taxes in the nation, but their personal behaviors and habits are increasingly being manipulated by many of these same tax policies, according to a study published earlier this month by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Republicans from at least one township in Cook County said that Tuesday's endorsement of Gov. Bruce Rauner was the outcome of a rigged process and not a reflection of grass-roots support within the party.
Crime victims advocate Denise Rotheimer, who last year filed a sexual harassment complaint against Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago), says a recent video posted on Rep. Norine Hammond’s campaign page on Facebook only doubles down on the pain of being the victim of harassment.
In what a leading Jewish scholar and conservative Republican calls an “embarrassment to the party,” outspoken Nazi sympathizer and Holocaust denier Arthur Jones is poised to become the party’s nominee in the 3rd Congressional District
A member of the Illinois Republican Party's governing body is lauding gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives' provocative new ad, "Thank You, Bruce Rauner," while taking her critics to task for trying to force the party to take sides in the contentious March 20 primary.