Republican Erika Harold, the party’s nominee for attorney general, told reporters Wednesday that she sees no conflict of interest when Gov. Bruce Rauner pledged and gave her $1 million last week at the same time he claimed that Harold would prosecute House Speaker Mike Madigan for corruption. Meanwhile, Lake County Republicans are set to pick new candidates and three committees formed to marshal Asian American support for GOP candidates disbanded.

Gov. Bruce Rauner takes the stage with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti and Republican candidate for Attorney General Erika Harold at the 2018 Illinois State Fair. [Hannah Meisel/The Daily Line]

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