The Illinois Republican Party stated in a blog post that it is "demanding" that state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) step down in the wake of a growing scandal over photos of a man posed with a fake rifle pointed at person in a costume of President Donald Trump wearing traditional Mexican clothing at one of his fundraisers.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider argues that commuting the sentence of now-jailed former Gov. Rod Blagojevich would send the wrong message in a state still notorious for political corruption.
A session outlining how to fight an Illinois tax proposal and speeches from lawmakers and candidates will highlight the fourth annual Illinois Conservative Union (ICU) Grassroots Activist Conference, set to begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Bolingbrook Golf Club.
Illinois Republican Party chairman Tim Schneider blasted state Sen. Martin Sandoval’s apology for allowing a man to point a fake assault rifle at a caricatured image of President Donald Trump at one of his campaign fundraisers as too little, too late.
A McClean County judge increased the likelihood that Jose Rodriguez, 27, the immigrant in the country illegally charged in the June 22 hit-and-run death of Normal’s Corey Cottrell, 39, will be deported before facing prosecution.
Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Richard A. Pearson says that lawmakers who pass restrictive gun laws "only disarm the law-abiding citizens and make the bad guys’ job easier and safer.”
State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) is celebrating the enactment of House Bill 313, a bill he sponsored that requires the state comptroller to maintain an online checkbook of the state’s finances.
The Thomas More Society, a Chicago-based public interest law firm, is looking for clients to challenge Illinois’ Reproductive Health Act, the nation’s most extreme abortion rights law rushed through the General Assembly and signed into law by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on June 12.
DuPage County Regional Board of School Trustees President Cathy Hanzelin calls the indictment of Illinois state Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-Villa Park) on Friday morning following numerous embezzlement charges another example of corruption that has plagued the state for too long.
Bartlett business owner and former political rival Seth Lewis is calling for the resignation of Illinois state Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-Villa Park) in the wake of federal corruption charges against the veteran lawmaker.
Over the last 30 days, Illinois’ already overtaxed state-run pension systems have added at least 651 retired government workers that are projected to average $1.3 million in lifetime pension benefits, according to an Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) report.
State Republican Party leaders are encouraging supporters to turn out en masse for the 2019 Illinois Republican Day Rally at the State Fair on Aug. 15 on the Director’s Lawn at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, where House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) will serve as special guest and keynote speaker.
A federal indictment against State Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) reveals how the "insatiable greed" of lawmakers is now extending beyond the public coffers into union funds, according to the head of leading family values organization the Illinois Family Institute.
The press secretary for the National Republican Congressional Committee is convinced the massive shakeup at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that ended this week in the abrupt ousters of at least six senior level staffers is mostly a reflection of just one person.
The Illinois Republican Party is demanding answers after the Chicago Sun-Times reported that the attorney hired by powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) to investigate allegations of sexual harassment within his political empire is the sister of two lobbyists suspected of making payments to Kevin Quinn, the central figure of the harassment investigation.