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.
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.
All of the Democrats hoping to unseat Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018 are backing Speaker of the House Michael Madigan's budget goal of raising taxes rather than enacting reforms, a Madigan spokesman told the Chicago Tribune recently.
The Illinois Republican Party is urging residents of House Districts 46, 56 and 84 to call their representatives and voice their opposition to a budget based on tax hikes passed by Senate Democrats on Tuesday.
State Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a motion yesterday asking the court to dissolve the preliminary injunction that ordered state worker paychecks to continue while the Illinois budget was at an impasse.
DuPage constituents recently received robocalls criticizing state Reps. Deb Conroy (D-Villa Park), Stephanie Kifowit (D-Oswego) and Michelle Mussman (D-Schaumburg) for voting to reappoint Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) as speaker of the House.
With hotel space for the presidential Inauguration ceremony in Washington filling rapidly, the Illinois GOP is offering a special opportunity for guaranteed overnight accommodations and inauguration tickets at the official Illinois Republican Party hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
Chris Kennedy may have the family name, but according to the state GOP, “he doesn’t act like it,” as he recently rejected reporters’ overtures in Chicago and simultaneously created a commotion in a downtown office building.
The Illinois Republican Party launched a robocall linking venture capitalist and possible gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker with House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) and imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
State Rep. Deb Conroy (D-Villa Park) has reason to acquiesce to House Speaker Mike Madigan’s influence, the Illinois GOP suggested recently, because he “funneled over $1.2 million into (her) campaign accounts,” the party said via its BossMadigan.com website.