GOP Treasurer Dan Rutherford http://peoriapublicradio.org en Rutherford staffer resigns over harrasment allegations http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rutherford-staffer-resigns-over-harrasment-allegations <p>A man who says he was a victim of sexual harassment by Treasurer Dan Rutherford has submitted a letter of resignation. Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 23:47:22 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 18458 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rutherford staffer resigns over harrasment allegations GOP gubernatorial candidates react to Daley dropping out of race http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gop-gubernatorial-candidates-react-daley-dropping-out-race <div>Illinois republican gubernatorial candidates have mixed reactions to Democrat Bill Daley’s decision to drop out of the race. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lauren<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Chooljian</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The news about Daley came just weeks after he announced his candidacy.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Daley says he realized he wasn’t up for the quote “enormity” of campaigning.</span></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:16:25 +0000 Lauren Chooljian 12105 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois republicans come together at State Fair http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-republicans-come-together-state-fair <div>Illinois Republicans were in Springfield Thursday for a meeting of party officials this morning and an afternoon rally at the State Fair. &nbsp;As IPR's Brian Mackey reports, GOP candidates say the party needs to come together in order to have any hope of breaking the Democratic Party's dominance in Illinois:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:51:33 +0000 Brian Mackey 10479 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois republicans come together at State Fair Political scientist says not to underestimate Quinn http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/political-scientist-says-not-underestimate-quinn <p></p><div>Politicians looking to take over the governor's mansion have gotten a lot of attention lately, but a politician scientist warns not to discount the man occupying it now. &nbsp;IPR’S Amanda Vinicky has more.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most voters are less than impressed by Governor Pat Quinn's performance and according to polls, they haven't been for a while. Which helps explain why he's got so many challengers.&nbsp;</span></p></div><div> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 19:08:57 +0000 Denise Molina & Amanda Vinicky 7225 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Political scientist says not to underestimate Quinn