State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is calling on Winfield Township Chairman Burt Minor to withdraw from the Republican primary for the seat she is vacating in the 42nd District after he allegedly made comments about GOP state’s attorney candidate Erika Harold that were perceived to be racist and sexist.
In some ways, Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) regards news that some Republican leaders have resulted to “rigging” the GOP endorsement process to favor Gov. Bruce Rauner as a backwards compliment to the challenge she is posing to him in the upcoming Republican primary.
Jerry Marchese feels Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has captured the pulse of the people in her GOP primary run against Gov. Bruce Rauner, and he thinks the recent results of a Wayne Township Republican Organization (WTRO) straw poll vote reflect that.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) wants voters to know ousted Illinois Lottery Control Board Chairman Blair Garber was not speaking for her or the Republican Party as a whole when he recently berated the town of East St. Louis in a Twitter post as the “sh**hole of the universe.”
Mickey Straub thinks about the recent social media comments made by Blair Gerber ridiculing East St. Louis as the “sh**hole of the universe” and is as grateful as he’s ever been for the up-close and personal time he’s had to interact with voters on his own.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is blasting Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats over the status of a property tax bill she introduced months ago that stalled and more recently the language of the measure some of her political rivals are claiming as their own.
Mickey Straub is accusing his opponent in the GOP primary, Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), who is also the House minority leader, of using his power as a lawmaker to put forth legislation that helps his law firm pad its bottom line.