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Mitt Romney's campaign in Illinois is celebrating the former Massachusetts governor's narrow victory in the Iowa caucuses. Dan Rutherford, chairman of Romney's campaign in Illinois and the Republican state treasurer, is calling Romney's eight vote-victory in Iowa a success."
The plan to merge the Illinois treasurer and comptroller's office is stuck in the state House of Representatives. Treasurer Dan Rutherford and Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, both Republicans, say combining their offices will save millions of dollars.