Republicans and Democrats gathered in Springfield this week for their annual rallies tied to the Illinois State Fair. Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Republicans outlined a campaign strategy that takes aim at House Speaker Michael Madigan. Democrats, meanwhile, tried to lash Rauner to the fortunes of President Donald Trump.
Meanwhile, Gov. Bruce Rauner went on Fox News, and the reviews on conservative Twitter were not kind. And the Illinois House held a day of hearings and votes on school funding; schools are still waiting for funding.