State Week: Trump Visits Illinois, Rauner At Wilson's Cash Handout, Pritzker's Rose Garden Campaign

Jul 27, 2018

President Trump makes his first presidential visit to Illinois, delivering a speech at U.S. Steel's Granite City Works, near St. Louis.

Earlier in the week, Gov. Bruce Rauner had to answer questions about his appearance at a church service where Chicago mayoral candidate Willie Wilson was dispensing cash from a huge stack of bills.

And after Rauner has had a number of bad weeks, is J.B. Pritzker getting sufficient scrutiny? Can someone who's not an incumbent really run a "Rose Garden strategy"?

Sean Crawford hosts with regular panelist Brian Mackey and guests Doug Finke of GateHouse Media and The State Journal-Register and Kent Redfield, a retired political scientist at the University of Illinois Springfield.