Rauner Calls 2-Year Term for Comptroller “Constitutionally-Dubious”

A press release from Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner: Statement on Special Comptroller Election Mike Schrimpf, spokesman for Governor-elect Bruce Rauner, issued the following statement: “Governor-elect Rauner believed the best outcome for Illinoisans was for the Comptroller appointment to be for the … Continue reading

Tom Cross Votes for Gay Marriage Bill, Follows in Judy Baar Topinka’s Footsteps

State Rep. and former House Republican Minority Leader Tom Cross and now candidate for the Republican nomination for State Treasurer was in Crystal Lake on Monday night. Then he was off to Springfield, learning how long it takes local legislators … Continue reading

Topinka, Rutherford, Dillard, Brady Headline McHenry County GOP Play Day

While all four Republican candidates for Governor were expected to make appearances at the McHenry Country Club Wednesday, only three turned up.¬† Missing was Bruce Rauner. Bill Brady made a late morning appearance well before the four o’clock cocktail hour … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Characterizes Potential Gubernatorial Opponents, etc., on WTTW

Pretty amazing that a losing Congressional candidate would be interviewed by liberal commentator Carol Marin, but on Wednesday night, there was Joe Walsh, all alone, answering her questions on WTTW. Under the posted interview is the following explanation: “National star … Continue reading