PONTIAC - With the questions and controversy surrounding sexual and political harassment allegations, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is walking the edge between refusing to release his office's findings at his counsel's advice, and succumbing to pressure to go public with what state investigators found. The all-important March 18th GOP gubernatorial primary he wants to win is less than a month away.
While Rutherford has reportedly dropped TV and radio ad reservations, he is posting on his Facebook page position statements on key issues. For example, over the weekend he wrote:
And Rutherford is pushing this video statement on the web:
Illinois Review interviewed Rutherford in 2005, when he challenged Secretary of State Jesse White. In the 3-part interview Rutherford revealed his long term interest in politics, political campaigns, and streamlining state government. After the interview, we asked him a question about his personal life that has returned as a topic of discussion in 2014.