90-Second Drill: Schock's former chief of staff heads anti-Rauner PAC


Illinois is rarely a battleground state in presidential elections, but its gubernatorial election this year has put it squarely in the national spotlight. See what national Republican and Democratic groups are doing to promote gaining or retaining the governor's office in Illinois. Click here.

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Matthew Dietrich is Reboot's executive editor. An award-winning journalist, Dietrich is the former editorial page editor of the State Journal Register in Springfield. He believes in holding our politicians accountable. Read Dietrich’s take on the leadership vacuum that sent Illinois sinking. You can find Reboot on Facebook at and on Twitter @rebootillinois.

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