Illinois

SOROS: Trump to win in ‘landslide’ vote, but President Hillary a ‘done deal’

Nazi Collaborator and convicted currency manipulator George Soros predicts a landslide popular vote win for Donald Trump, but says Hillary will win the electoral vote. In today's article we connect the dots to show exactly why Soros is so confident in his prediction.

Trump Campaign in Disarray in Illinois as Ted Cruz Closes the Gap

streiff, RedState

Trump may still win but the lesson here is that Trump’s organization has become lazy and flaccid from its easy diet of earned media. Now that the field is winnowing, and the primaries are no longer confined to one small state, Trump is going to find that an organization is essential and he’s squandered the time he’s had to build one.

Illinois, Missouri Could Be Pivotal for GOP Tuesday

Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics

The Republican primaries Tuesday in Ohio and Florida have been the focus of most candidates and the media, but two other contests, in Illinois and Missouri, could be just as pivotal to Donald Trump’s march toward the nomination or its demise.

New IL GOP Guv to Combat Worst Fiscal Mess in US

Rick Moran, American Thinker

Illinois' Republican governor and Democratic legislature are on course for a big collision.

These 5 R's Ran On Conservative Tax Policies & Won

Rachel Stoltzfoos, Daily Caller

The victories of Sam Brownback (KS), Larry Hogan (MD), Charlie Baker (MA), Bruce Rauner (IL), and Rick Snyder (MI) will certainly encourage politicians considering conservative tax policies at the state and national levels.

Two States Where Black Voters Helped the GOP

Erick Erickson, Red State

In IL, prominent black ministers around the state encouraged congregants to abandon Gov. Quinn and support the Repub. In GA, largely black precincts didn't see the turnout expected. Experts say black moms didn't want D's to nix charter school funding.

2 GOP-E Reps Announce Support for Legalizing Illegals

Allahpundit, Hot Air

They’re both from the blue state of Illinois (albeit from reliably Repub. districts) and have broken with conservatives before. Kinzinger opposed the “defund” effort last fall and scrapped with Ted Cruz over Syria. Schock, a member of McCarthy’s team, once said that he expected Cantor’s DREAM Act would pass.

Oberweis Wins GOP Primary to Face Durbin

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

IL state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R) won his Senate primary and will face House Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) in the fall. Oberweis, a wealthy dairy magnate, hardline conservative and perennial candidate, led businessman Doug Truax (R) by 55% to 45%.

Gay Marriage Pushers Run Out of Steam

Cheryl Wetzstein, Washington Times

Same-sex marriage activists “have run out of easy targets,” said Brian S. Brown, head of the Nat'l Org. for Marriage. The “false narrative of ‘inevitability’ ends here,” he said, as most of the remaining states either have amendments that recognize only man-woman marriages or have huge opposition to SSM.

3 IL GOP Turn Against Biblical Marriage

Ulysses Arn, Red State

This redefinition of marriage was made possible because three Republicans abandoned the state and national GOP platform that supports traditional marriage.  

IL Law to Restrict Guns in Public

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

In a bid to fight against criminal and gang possession of guns on the street, Illinois state rep. Mike Zalewski (D-21st Dist.) is set to propose legislation that basicly labels all firearm possession outside the home illegal.

Shutdown Bill Full of Pork

Associated Press Staff

The bill Congress has approved ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a possible federal default: It's got goodies for some states including CO, OH, and IL and federal agencies like the VA, too.