Posts tagged "GOP"

Dan Rutherford's accuser finally emerges - and he's a Democrat

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Chicago, Illinois, February 10, 2014 – For weeks, the alleged scandal involving the alleged victim of Illinois treasurer Dan Rutherford has turned the GOP race for governor into a strange circus. The accuser’s attorney, Christine Svenson, had been refusing to give a straight answer on anything…even the name of the alleged victim. This has been the case... Read more »

Bruce Rauner may be behind attacks on Rutherford, GOP candidates

Chicago, Illinois – GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner – and close friend of Rahm Emanuel – has long denied he has anything to do with the mysterious attacks against his Republican opponents by out-of-state committees and cloaked donors. But in the wake of the latest allegations against Illinois treasurer Dan Rutherford reported Friday, Rauner’s denials are... Read more »

Rauner company tried to cheat employees for millions, lawsuit claims

Chicago, IL, Jan. 23, 2014 – On the heels of a scathing report that GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s firm GTCR has been linked to nursing home deaths and abuse, comes word that the firm’s company, Cardinal Logistics, was sued by hundreds of employees who claimed they had been misclassified as independent contractors so the... Read more »

Watch Republicans Revolt Against Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady (VIDEO)

Chicago, Illinois, April 15, 2013 – Republican voters gathered this weekend at the Tinley Park Convention Center to call on Illinois GOP chairman Pat Brady  to resign.   Brady is being pressured to resign after contacting GOP legislators to support legislation to permit same sex marriage in Illinois. But Republican activists say Brady’s repeated election... Read more »

Illinois GOP Still Playing Games with Pro-Life, Abortion Vote

Illinois GOP Still Playing Games with Pro-Life, Abortion Vote
Chicago, Illinois, January 23, 2013 –  For forty years, the Illinois GOP establishment has been talking out of both sides of their mouths on the abortion issue.  Some call it “politics as usual.” But for the pro-life activists dedicated to this cause, abortion isn’t a game; its life and death. Many Republicans game the abortion... Read more »

IL GOP Leaders Admit Insurance 'Loophole' with Bill for Driver's Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

Chicago, Illinois, December 5, 20120 – Illinois Republican leaders joined together Tuesday for a press conference to support a bill (SB957) to permit 250,000 illegal immigrants to receive state-issued driver’s licenses. Sen. Bill Brady (R-Bloomington), Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogo (R-Lemont), House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego), Illinois comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, and former Gov.... Read more »