News Around Illinois – February 18, 2020
President Commutes Prison Term Of Former Gov. Blagojevich CHICAGO – President Donald Trump says he has commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The 63-year-old Democrat is expected to walk out of prison later Tuesday. Trump told reporters the sentence was “ridiculous.” The former governor was convicted of political corruption in […]
GOP Senate Hopefuls Seek McLean County Support
President Donald Trump is essentially unopposed in next month’s Republican primary, but Illinois voters still have some important decisions to make.
Democrat Erika Weaver Says She’s Walked In The Shoes Of 15th District Voters
Erika Weaver is one of four candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Illinois’ 15th District (four Republicans are also running).
Democrat John W. Hursey Jr. Says He’s The Values-Based Candidate For The 15th District
John W. Hursey Jr. is a high school English teacher from Collinsville, who says he’s a Democrat the traditionally Republican 15th District will support, because his campaign will not be issue-oriented but values-oriented.