* More shenanigans…
The Illinois Republican Party sent a phony media advisory to WGN on Friday saying U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin would call on Gov. Quinn to testify at a special, legislative committee hearing about state funds that were allegedly misused. The advisory stated Durbin would issue the challenge during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a train station in Bellwood. […]
“But, this is a new low to put out a phony press release, supposedly from my office, and to involve my official staff in a campaign war, is unfair and inaccurate, and I think the Illinois State Republican Party ought to apologize to the media,” said Durbin. […]
On Thursday, the Quinn campaign misleadingly said Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner would be available to answer questions about how he used his clout and wealth to receive special treatment.