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.
Illinois GOP Chairman Timothy Schneider was just 22, fresh out of University of Illinois and helping his father run their family's Elgin area golf course when he was introduced to the power of politics.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is publicly preaching party unity on the campaign trail. But behind the scenes, Rauner is quietly leading an effort to purge conservatives from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, which governs the party and has elections this month.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman and Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider (R-Bartlett) is president of an Elgin car wash that owes $21,448 in overdue property taxes from 2016, according to the Cook County Treasurer.
With Illinois' Republican Party seemingly more divided than ever going into March's primary, one of the state's "alt-center" political pundits, John Ruberry, said during a recent interview that the state's GOP needs to remember what it is.
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.
The Illinois Republican Party slammed J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat vying to become governor, for what they called an inadequate response to a report condemning the performance of Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios.