Dillard Should Explain Union Endorsements

Bill Brady held a press conference to ask Kirk Dillard to “come clean” on his union endorsements and money. Brady, of Bloomington, also said state Sen. Kirk Dillard, R-Hinsdale, needs to “come clean” on how he won the endorsement of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union. “I think it is imperative […]

We Ask America Poll: Confirm Earlier Ogden & Fry Poll

We Ask America just released it weekly Tuesday poll. They confirmed the results from earlier today from the Ogden & Fry polling. Poll type: Automated – Date: 3/11/2014 – Participants: 1,235 Likely GOP Voters – Margin of Error: ± 2.90% Bill Brady Kirk Dillard Bruce Rauner Dan Rutherford ALL VOTERS 18.90% 25.76% 46.46% 8.88% Female […]

Republican Analyst Chris Robling on WGN Governor Debate

WTTW Lt. Governor Forum

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Bill Brady Calls Kirk Dillard Obama Support Pathetic

The three GOP Gubernatorial candidates are finally pointing out differences in each other rather than solely attacking Bruce Rauner. In the debate last night, Bill Brady said the following to Kirk Dillard, “To defend in any way, shape or form your support for him to attain the highest office in the land in this country […]

Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field

Tribune editorial board “In 2013, annual average unemployment rates declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in two states, and were unchanged in five states.” — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Feb. 28, 2014. Nobody who lives here can be surprised that moribund Illinois is one of this nation’s Wrong-Way Two. ————————————————————————- Enough. […]

Kirk Dillard Supported Forcing School Districts to Collective Bargain and Allow Teacher Strikes

Below is the recent IEA (Illinois [Mis]Education Association) mailer sent on behalf of Kirk Dillard.   What did Kirk Dillard say about teacher union rights?   Here is the quoted text from the IEA mailer above: “I was proud to stand with Gov. Thompson when he signed the collective bargaining law in 1983. It creates a fair […]

IL Gov Weekly Tracking Poll

We Ask America released it’s weekly tracking poll tonight.  Bruce Rauner’s slight dip last week has been reversed and he is now polling at his highest level yet.  Kirk Dillard’s upswing ended and joining Bill Brady in a downward slide.  Rutherford edged up slightly but is still in single digits.  Last weeks poll can be […]

Kirk Dillard on FOID and Mandatory Sentencing

In reports last week, it was discovered that Kirk Dillard is open to an assault style weapons ban. Dillard indicated it’s possible he could support the ban depending on how the law was drafted. “As a dad with young children, I’m concerned about high-capacity weapons and public safety,” Dillard wrote. Several comments in the reaction to this provided information about another gun […]

Brady releases internal poll showing him in second place, 8 points behind Rauner

SPRINGFIELD-State Sen. Bill Brady released his own internal polling in the Republican governor’s race Wednesday, showing that he is solidly in second place behind private equity investor Bruce Rauner. The spread by Brady pollster McKeon & Associates had Rauner ahead of the Bloomington Republican by a 32 percent to 24 percent margin – and narrowing, […]