ROCKFORD -- Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are criss-crossing Illinois today in a final push for votes before Tuesday's presidential primary election.
Romney gave a speech at the University of Chicago in which he acknowledged there is an economic recovery, but blames Obama for it taking so long.
“Freedom is becoming the victim of unbounded government appetite – and so is economic growth, job growth, and wage growth. As government takes more and more, there is less and less incentive to take risk, to invest, to innovate, and to hire.
“The proof is in this weak recovery. This administration thinks our...