U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) have drawn the ire of national commentators for suggesting that a U.S. circuit court nominee is unsuitable for the position because of her religious faith and how it could affect her legal interpretations, according to the Illinois Republican Party.
House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie's (D-Chicago) departure from the General Assembly is not only a telling sign of the downward spiral of Illinois Democrats but a sad indication that the party is still blind to the troubles manifested by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), the Illinois Republican Party said after Currie's announcement on Thursday to not seek-re-election.
Lou Lang’s (D-Skokie) endorsement of J.B. Pritzker for governor is just another piece of House Speaker Michael Madigan's (D-Chicago) plan to put the billionaire in office so that Madigan can keep his hold on power, the Illinois Republican Party said in a recent press release.
The Chicago Teachers Union and the gubernatorial candidates it controls are fighting a bipartisan school funding compromise that strives to do something good for all the state's schools, the Illinois Republican Party contended in a recent press release.
Gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker has added more ammo to his mission to give state control to House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago), the lllinois Republican Party suggested in a recent press release.
Ex-offenders should have more work and housing opportunities and Illinois prisons will become a little less crowded thanks to six bills recently signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner, according a release from the Illinois Republican Party.
J.B. Pritzker has yet to weigh in on Cook County's new tax on sweetened beverages, and the Illinois Republican Party suggests that's because the Democratic gubernatorial candidate is afraid of backwash.
The Illinois Republican Party took a shot at Democratic candidates for governor on Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair, suggesting in a release that the rival party should change the name of the day.
The Illinois Republican Party wants the Democratic party to answer the bell, and it's making its point known in a series of robocalls targeting House Speaker Michael Madigan and the Democratic candidates for governor.
Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) might as well send Gov. Bruce Rauner a ransom note over the state's public school funding bill, the Illinois Republican Party said in a press release recently.
Senate Bill 1 isn't a reform bill meant to change the way schools are funded: It's a bailout of Chicago Public Schools (CPS), and even the school system admits it, the Illinois Republican Party contended recently.
A vote for one of the Democratic gubernatorial candidates next year is a tacit way of supporting the record-setting 32 percent income tax hike in Illinois, the Illinois Republican Party suggested recently.
The lllinois Republican Party is applauding local media outlets in Chicago for picking up a story first reported in the Chicago Sun-Times about J.B. Prtizker, the billionaire Democratic candidate for governor, and his $230,000 in tax breaks for a mansion he called "uninhabitable."
House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker are parroting each other again, this time in reference to budget negotiations, the Illinois Republican Party contended in a recent press release.
Party unity is one thing, but House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker appear to be reading off the same script in attacking the GOP's recent budget proposal, the Illinois Republican Party said in a press release.