The filing calls the accusations “baseless,” saying there are no facts to back up allegations of an adverse employment action.
The Illinois Senate voted 40-12 to override the governor — with Senate President John Cullerton calling Rauner’s veto a “mistake.”
A bomb threat was called to the Illinois secretary of state’s tourism desk about 1:25 p.m., spokesman Dave Druker said.
Pritzker, now the richest politician in America, said his lawyers are working on a “blind trust” of sorts to try to eliminate conflicts of interest.
Team members include ex-Republican Gov. Jim Edgar, Grosvenor Capital Management CEO Michael Sacks and Illinois AFL-CIO President Michael Carrigan.
After nearly four years of being vilified by the governor from one end of the state to the other, Mike Madigan appears to have gotten more powerful.
Democrat J.B. Pritzker delivers decisive win against Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
During stops in Grundy, DuPage, Kane and Macon counties Sunday, Gov. Rauner energized his supporters: “The only poll that matters is on Election Day.”
Aside from the Carthartt jackets and fleece pull overs, toilets and TV ads, real differences separate J.B. Pritzker and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Democrats on Friday said the hotline has already intervened in “dozens” of voting issues, while also providing general election information to voters.
Lawyers for the Democratic Party of Illinois had tried to argue the plaintiff, Alaina Hampton, wasn’t really employed by the party.
“The president is not on the ballot. Who is on the ballot is Pritzker and Madigan, and then Rauner and Sanguinetti,” Rauner said.
“I don’t see that he got anything out of it,” Ives said of Rauner’s weekend road trip during a pre-election show at the Sun-Times on Monday.
The campaign insists the incident was not racial in nature and that the employees in question have been fired for poor judgment.
Madigan’s attorneys are arguing the request violates the U.S. Constitution.