Less than a year after an alleged attempt by now former Gov. Bruce Rauner to purge him from the Illinois GOP's central committee, a committeeman earlier this week called upon the party's chairman to resign.
The Illinois Republican Party is pointing to a secret FBI recording of a Chicago alderman allegedly assuring a local developer of the perks to come from striking an alliance with longtime House Speaker Mike Madigan as just a snapshot of the way he has always operated.
All Republican Committeeman John McGlasson says he is likely to get out of his call for a special meeting of the state GOP after the shellacking the party took in November is a chance to speak his mind at the party’s regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 9 in Bolingbrook. If he can make his way onto the agenda.
The Democratic Party of Illinois is headed into Election Day hampered by a harassment complaint, with a federal judge denying its motion to dismiss a sexual harassment case allegedly covered up by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), according to the state Republican Party.
An election guide posted on the Communist Party USA’s (CPUSA) website said that the party is “deploying its resources” to unseat U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.), as part of a larger effort to flip 24 Republican seats the Democrats need to capture control of the House.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) recently introduced House Bill 5960, which would define property tax vacancy fraud as a Class 4 felony in the state of Illinois.
The Illinois Republican Party (ILGOP) is calling out the recent $1 million contribution made by Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate and billionaire businessman J.B. Pritzker to a political committee called Democratic Majority.
Former Exelon Chairman John Rowe is playing into the hands of Democratic congressional leaders by threatening to cut off campaign funds to Republican congressmen if they refuse to sign a discharge resolution forcing a vote on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and other immigration reform bills, CNN political commentator Steve Cortes told Prairie State Wire.
A Fayette County Precinct committeeman said he was "confused" by a "nomination process" in April that somehow led to a win for state Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) over Robert Winchester, the longtime incumbent in the race for Republican State Central Committeeman in the 15th Congressional District, according to an affidavit obtained by Prairie State Wire.