Category Archives: Dan Rutherford

Ill GOP Gov Poll: Rauner Still Leading, Dillard Takes Second Place

-By Warner Todd Huston The folks at Champion News has the results of a new poll that shows that race for the GOP nomination for Governor has tightened a little and a new candidate has stormed into second place. Conservative … Continue reading

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Ill. GOP Gov’s Race: And Then There Were Three

-By Chris Robling From the start of this race for the Gubernatorial nomination, my statement has been, “I support all four candidates.” No more. Why? There are only three. It is time for Dan Rutherford to internalize the fact that … Continue reading

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Some Sparks At WLS GOP Governor Debate

-By Warner Todd Huston The debate stage. Tonight, February 10, WLS AM 89 talk radio, hosted a debate of what was supposed to be all four candidates vying for the GOP nomination for governor. Unfortunately, only three decided to accept … Continue reading

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Kirk Dillard is the Conservative Choice

Guest editorial by Grant Noble If we don’t choose the right Governor candidate and lose, there’s no doubt in my mind the Democrats will pass a graduated income tax with a top rate of 9.5%. Use the information below to … Continue reading

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State Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s Public Statement on Upcoming Charges

-By Warner Todd Huston Today, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has come out to charge that operatives of rival GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is trying to smear him. Rutherford says he is being extorted by an attorney connected to Bruce … Continue reading

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Proft Says No Connection Between PAC and Anti-Rauner Group as Rauner Takes Hits for Flip Flop

-By Warner Todd Huston The good folks at Illinois Review recently reported that a large donation to Liberty Principles PAC–a group helmed by WLS talk show host Dan Proft–caused rumors to circulate that claimed that the $1.5 million donation was … Continue reading

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Dillard Lists More Scheduled Joint Gubernatorial Appearances than Rauner

-By Cal Skinnerz Earlier today, GOP candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner announced five events with other candidates in which he will participate. Now, GOP candidate for Governor Kirk Dillard has one-upped him with a list of 16 places he will … Continue reading

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Cuba Township GOP Straw Poll Give Rauner and Dillard Top Choices

November 10, 2013 – North Barrington, Illinois – The winner of the first Cuba Township Republicans Straw Poll is Bruce Rauner, followed closely by State Senator Kirk Dillard. Question: “If the Republican Primary Election for Governor of Illinois was today, … Continue reading

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AFP’s Restore Illinois Summit: Quotes and Governor Candidate Pitches

-By Warner Todd Huston Today, November 2, I attended the first ever Americans for Prosperity Restore Illinois Summit–a gathering of conservatives and Republicans looking to bring a renaissance to the Land of Lincoln. There were some great speeches given from … Continue reading

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State Treasurer Rutherford Takes One Step Closer to Run for Gov

-By Warner Todd Huston Dan Rutherford is the only state-wide, elected Republican in the state of Illinois. This week, Rutherford has taken another step closer to announcing a run for the top seat in the state. Contained in a statement … Continue reading

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