Democrats, Republicans Have Their Day at Fair
By Bill Wheelhouse & Sean Crawford, IL Public Radio
Springfield, ILL. – It's been three decades since Democrats last controlled "Governor's Day" at the Illinois State Fair. But after winning back the governor's mansion in last year's elections, Democrats could come celebrate at the fair.
Republicans took their turn at the State Fair Thursday. For more than two decades, the party held the governor's office and many other top posts in state government
But the Illinois GOP has fallen on hard times, with Democrats controlling most of state government. And Republicans are now plotting their next move. To hear Illinois Public Radio's Sean Crawford report on Republican Day, click here ---->