David Paul Blumenshine Rauner: Video 'Shows How Unelectable Jeanne Ives Really Is' By Ryan Denham & Student Reporter Baylee Steelman • Feb 3, 2018 Carleigh Gray / WGLT Several Republicans called Saturday for Jeanne Ives to take down a controversial campaign video targeting Gov. Bruce Rauner that critics say depicts cartoonish, offensive versions of trans Illinoisans and women activists. After Rauner's Address, How Much Bipartisanship Is Possible In Election Year? By Charlie Schlenker, Sean Crawford, Ryan Denham & Becky Fletcher • Feb 1, 2018 Seth Perlman / AP Gov. Bruce Rauner says bipartisanship is needed to move the state forward. But a lack of trust in the shadow of an election year and the governor's own remarks make that less likely to happen. Realtor Mulls GOP Primary Challenge To Dan Brady By Ryan Denham • Aug 11, 2017 Republican David Paul Blumenshine of Normal said Friday he's strongly considering a run against state Rep. Dan Brady, R-Bloomington, in next spring's Republican primary election.