Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar » YouTube
SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Reader comments closed until Sunday afternoon

Friday, May 26, 2017

* House Committees crank up Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock, so I’ll open up the blog a little before then.

Have a good one

Come together
Come together
Come together
Come together

- Posted by Rich Miller   Comments Off      


New Rauner video uses TV talking heads to help make his points

Friday, May 26, 2017

* Rate it

* Transcript…

Rauner: For far too long, we have been livin’ beyond our means, spendin’ money that Illinois taxpayers could not afford.

TV Talking Head: Gov. Bruce Rauner promises to fix the state’s financial trouble.

TV Talking Head: Gov. Bruce Rauner is reaffirming his promise to fix the state’s budget mess.

TV Talking Head: A bold plan’s been introduced…

TV Talking Head: Doubling down on his promise to shake up Springfield.

TV Talking Head: Democrats’ spending plan is four billion dollars short of revenue…

TV Talking Head: Billions more than the state collects in taxes.

Rauner: That is completely unacceptable. I cannot sign a fake budget.

TV Talking Head: Gov. Bruce Rauner renewing his call for term limits.

TV Talking Head: Daily meetings with Illinois lawmakers

TV Talking Head: To try to end the impasse down in Springfield.

TV Talking Head: The Senate pushed through a $37 billion spending plan, which now heads to the House.

Rauner: It’s a stunning failure again by the Senate Democrats, passing a massive tax hike without passing true, lasting property tax relief.

Announcer: Working for you and our future. Bruce Rauner.

- Posted by Rich Miller   32 Comments      


Pritzker borrows yet another move from Rauner playbook

Friday, May 26, 2017

* Press release…

Pritzker Campaign Introduces Tick Tock The Budget Clock

Tick Tock Will Join Bruce Rauner For Breakfast Today At A Private Golf Course, Rich Harvest Farms, Then Later At An Orland Park Press Conference

Chicago, IL – Today, on day 695 without a budget, the Pritzker for Governor campaign is introducing Tick Tock the Budget Clock. Tick Tock joins Crisis Creatin’ Rauner, a multimedia campaign designed to highlight the budget crisis of Bruce Rauner’s own making and the families, schools, and social service agencies that continue to pay the price.

As the hours and days tick up, Tick Tock’s presence will serve as a constant reminder of the damage Rauner’s crisis is creating in Illinois. The fact is, it is past time that Illinois families receive a budget from their failed governor and Tick Tock won’t let Rauner forget it.

“Time is running out for Bruce Rauner to take responsibility for the crisis he has created and even though he runs away from reporters, Bruce Rauner won’t be able to hide from Tick Tock the Budget Clock,” said Pritzker campaign spokeswoman Jordan Abudayyeh. “As the clock counts up, this historic budget crisis of Rauner’s own creatin’ is doing irrevocable damage to our state. Rauner deserves a constant reminder of how his failed leadership has hurt working families across Illinois – and Tick Tock will remind him of the alarming mess he has created every step of the way.”

* The accompanying, um, Tick pic…

* Politico made Tick the lead story today

It’s an anti-Bruce Rauner move right out of the Rauner playbook. Rauner’s campaign team, some of whom worked for former Sen. Mark Kirk, love these characters. During Kirk’s 2010 campaign, they sicced a shark to follow around his opponent, then-state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, to remind him of a loan to the mob-associated Michael “Jaws” Giorango. In 2014, the Rauner campaign came up with “Quinnochio” to badger then-Gov. Pat Quinn outside of events. That character was dressed up as Pinnocchio. If you’ve forgotten, here’s Quinnochio on youtube. They also slapped a mask on another staffer who dressed in an orange jumpsuit to represent imprisoned ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich. […]

We’re confident the Rauner camp will come up with a rebuttal caricature in short order. But, gee, we can’t imagine what this race will look like when we’re actually within the same calendar year of an election.

…Adding… The Pritzker campaign seemed quite pleased this morning at all the attention their new mascot got from the TV types (those teevee people love them some visuals, no matter how silly they might be). But the Republicans sent me their own Tick pic…

True, but so was Quinnochio and they did it anyway. This stuff works.

…Adding More… Heh…


…Adding Still More… Check out the video clip to see how the Chicago TV cameras gravitated to the new mascot today. Like I said, this stuff works, even if it is goofy…


- Posted by Rich Miller   53 Comments      


« NEWER POSTS PREVIOUS POSTS »
* Yeah, this will help
* *** LIVE *** Session coverage
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Good morning!
* Pritzker attacks Rauner property tax freeze as "political stunt," outlines his own idea
* Yesterday's stories

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............
<


Loading


* Bending to Madigan will further break the state.....
* Ives questions whether Madigan has empathy for .....
* Three changes to property tax exemptions approv.....
* Pritzker attacks Rauner property tax freeze as .....
* The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Ful.....
* Frerichs pushing for tax legislation - Newton P.....
* $2.4M state warehouse lease renews procurement .....
* Poll numbers down, Rauner has work to do in nex.....
* Poll numbers down, Rauner has work to do in nex.....


* Indiana court takes up Lake Michigan property rights case
* Illinois State University cybersecurity program gets $3M
* AARP seeks senior community builders for awards
* U of Illinois trustees' retreat to address free speech
* EXCHANGE: Son's cancer helps Ursa man see good of humanity
* EXCHANGE: Indian immigrants find home in Forsyth
* Report: Illinois office had contest to close family cases
* Kids age 11 and under may ride Metra for free this summer
* Army veteran receives Bronze Star 64 years after discharge
* Chicago police arrest 30 to curb holiday weekend violence

* U of Illinois trustees' retreat to address free speech
* Big retirement payouts tiny part of big pension mess
* Big pensions tiny part of big pension mess
* Senate approves workers' comp changes
* Push for downtown Springfield casino taking shape
* Push for Springfield casino taking shape
* Push for smaller Springfield casino taking shape
* Census: Springfield population drops below 2010 levels
* Census: Springfield-Sangamon Co. population drops below 2010 levels
* Senate panel questions state warehouse leasing process

* Like our roundup? Share it around.
* The place where media pain hurts most: Springfield
* For the GOP, it's all about the Benjamins
* Online lender Avant's reboot still hasn't yielded profit
* Mike Keiser knows where golf is alive and well. (It's not Illinois)


* ‘Wonder Woman’s’ Danny Huston shares Chicago memory of his famous dad
* New arrest in ‘full tilt’ Manchester attack investigation
* As Chicago’s black population plunges, whites flock to near downtown
* US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban
* Lakefront Trail construction in full swing, here’s your user’s guide
* ‘Heroes’ died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant, mayor says
* Teenage girl missing from West Side
* 8 dead in Mississippi shooting; suspect in custody, police say
* BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays
* Rahm: Democrats will have “good year in 2018” but tough road ahead


* All aboard: Joliet Rocket steamin' into town
* Cheap out: Five fun things to do for free
* Quigley says Russia probe is 'in its infancy'
* Chicago in epicenter of charter school teacher contract disputes
* LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 5/28/17
* Javier Baez returns to leadoff spot for Cubs
* 4 killed, 5 injured in minivan-pickup crash in Wisconsin
* New arrest in Manchester attack investigation, bringing total in custody to 12
* 8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi, suspect arrested
* Man shot during gang-related drive-by


» 17-Month Old Semaj Crosby’s Death Linked To Systemic, Family Failures
» 17-Month-Old Semaj Crosby’s Death Linked To Systemic, Family Failures
» Senate Passes Workers' Compensation Bills — Most Republicans Reject It
» State Week: Tax Hike Getting Cold Shoulder
» Popular Music Store Finds New Home On Navy Pier
» For West Side Students, Playing Outside Is Protesting Against Gun Violence
» Offline And On Paper: Chicago Teens Make Zines In An Ephemeral World
» Judge Refuses To Dismiss Murder Case Against Chicago Cop Who Shot Laquan McDonald
» Chicago Firm Will Run $1 Billion Overhaul Of Union Station
» State Committee Approves Tougher Sentences For Repeat Gun Offenders


* U of Illinois trustees' retreat to address free speech
* Bernard Schoenburg: Lawmakers taking heat, but is a charity announcement so bad?
* Big retirement payouts tiny part of big pension mess
* Statehouse Insider: Seems like we've been this way before
* Ralph Martire: Raising taxes key to getting Illinois' finances in shape
* Bernard Schoenburg: Taking heat, but is a charity announcement so bad?
* Our View: It’s time for the Illinois House to put the people first
* Big pensions tiny part of big pension mess
* Kathleen Murphy: Support your cause through #ILGiveCommunity
* United Way: Addressing education in our community


* It rained, it stormed, but these veterans kept playing ball to try to break a world record
* Veterans try to break marathon baseball game world record
* Week in Review: Here are some stories you may have missed last week (copy)
* OUTTAKES
* A proper sendoff: Alton VFW hosts Army’s Future Soldier Appreciation Dinner
* Army ranger helps grandpa get 'welcome home' veterans deserve
* More than 1,000 without power in Belleville after strong storms
* More than 1,000 without power in Belleville after transformer malfunction
* Belleville man runs two gyms and concrete business
* To the dogs: 120 breeds compete at local show


* Images: Neuqua Valley High School graduation
* Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack
* Graveman going on DL; A's to recall Mengden for Monday start
* IN Current Conditions
* Indiana court takes up Lake Michigan property rights case

* Protesters continue die-in at US Rep. Rand...
* PHOTOS: Protesters stage die-in at Randy H...
* Jim Walz Will Challenge Randy Hultgren for...
* US Rep. Randy Hultgren's office the scene ...
* Second Democrat announces bid to unseat Hu...
* Sweet: Hultgren, Roskam, Kinzinger avoid b...
* Local Republicans, Democrats praise appoin...
* Letter: Republicans, prove your patriotism...
* Greg Hinz on Politics For the GOP, it's al...
* Teacher raised in Yorkville running agains...

* Top Dem: Kushner reports a 'rumor at this ......
* News Shows - Tulsa World...
* 'Inexcusable:' Durbin, Duckworth slam HUD ......

* 'Inexcusable:' Durbin, Duckworth slam HUD ......

* Democracy in Chicago? It’s complicated.
* The Walgreen's on 95th & King Drive is closing
* Volunteers Needed For Windy City RibFest Beer Tents
* Broadway & Wilson Payless Shoesource To Close
* Fresh Harvest Market Opening Soon?
* Pivot Arts Festival: 10 Days of Innovative Performances In Uptown & Edgewater
* Sheridan Park's Dick Uyvari Honored With a Memorial Bowling Tournament On Saturday, June 3rd
* New Business Alert: Ora Oral Surgery & Implant Studio
* Weezie and Her Goslings Do the "Weiss Waddle" To Montrose Harbor
* Free Tours of Hutchinson And Entertainment District As Part of Uptown Saturday Night (June 3)


* Illinois Awarded Funds to Offer Advanced Training on Detecting Impaired Driving
* Illinois EPA Announces Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
* IEMA Highlights Emergency Preparedness for People with Access and Functional Needs in May - Ready Illinois website offers preparedness tips for people, caregivers
* First Lady Launches Illinois Family Connects
* Governor and Lt. Governor Unveil 2016 Journal of Local Government Shared Service Best Practices

  
* 24 hours with the HTC U11!
* iPhone 8 issues found a fix, Essential Products has a date & more – Pocketnow Daily
* T-Mobile portfolio now includes Kyocera DuraForce Pro and Alcatel Go Flip
* Convertibles, Project Treble and Fear China! | #PNWeekly 254
* OnePlus 5 spec claims, Galaxy S8 Iris scanner update & more – Pocketnow Daily
* Ever bought a OnePlus phone? Refer your peeps, share the benefits
* Wireless industry veteran is out as Tidal CEO

* Gonzalez aiming to get back on winning track
* Save 50 percent on MLB.TV this weekend
* Engel relishes whirlwind Saturday in Chicago
* White Sox rally comes up short vs. Tigers
* Gonzalez aiming to get back on winning track
* White Sox rally comes up short vs. Tigers
* Danish, Sox blank Tigers for DH-opening win


Main Menu
Home
Illinois
YouTube
Pundit rankings
Obama
Subscriber Content
Durbin
Burris
Blagojevich Trial
Advertising
Updated Posts
Polls

Archives
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress




Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller