Restoring Direct Elections will revive a lifeless Illinois Republican Party

April 9, 2019

Having the same right to directly elect the members of the central committee of the state party, the organization that is arguably more powerful and more important than any single county organization, would just seem to be common sense.

An important message for all supporters of President Trump in Illinois (Part 2)

March 28, 2019

I’m optimistic that if Trump supporters stand up for President Donald Trump in Illinois, he’ll stand up for us. It’s what the man does.

An important message for all supporters of President Trump in Illinois (Part 1)

March 22, 2019

The reality is the Illinois Republican Party simply isn’t organized to win elections.

Smollett AND Chicago owe Trump supporters an apology

February 23, 2019

Many are now saying Jussie Smollett needs to apologize to Chicago. But why? How is the hate exhibited by Smollett towards President Trump and his supporters materially different from the hate many pillars of the Chicago community direct towards President Trump on a daily basis?

Only the Ignorant Blame President Trump for Latest Illinois GOP Disaster

November 25, 2018

Republicans in other states get it, but the Illinois GOP remains clueless – and cowardly.

Illinois GOP Requires Serious Innovation for Trump 2020

November 19, 2018

In this age of Trump, it’s not about pigeonholing people by ideology, it’s about doers. That’s what we’re woefully lacking in Illinois.

Bye Bye Bruce

November 4, 2018

People ask me if I’m voting for Rauner Tuesday, and I say of course not. I didn’t vote for him four years ago, so I’m certainly not voting for him now when everything I warned about came to fruition.

FLASHBACK: Trump Quotes From Ibendahl’s Editorial At Three Rallies

January 20, 2019

WATCH: Donald Trump reads portions of an editorial by our very own Editor-in-Chief Doug Ibendahl at three rallies during the campaign.

The Historic Results of President Trump’s First Two Years in Office

January 20, 2019

"Together, we are building a safe, strong, and proud America" -- Donald J. Trump, President of the United States

GOODWIN: The media’s ‘Gotcha!’ hysteria is shameful

January 19, 2019

Sometimes, life is stranger than fiction. Friday was such a day in America. It was a shameful spectacle.

A Soldier’s Night Before Christmas

December 24, 2018

Republican News Watch offers this poem as our yearly tribute to all our men and women in uniform worldwide, with special gratitude to those who are far from home...

MCCARTHY: The Left Criminalizes Politics by Weaponizing Investigations

October 6, 2018

  The Left ruins everything.   That’s because the Left stands ready to eradicate any norm at any time if there is political advantage in it. The latest to...

GOODWIN: Hillary Clinton is Still Finding Ways to Denigrate Democracy

October 6, 2018

As the Kavanaugh catastrophe demonstrates, our nation is paying a heavy price for the unpatriotic attempts to abuse government power to try to pick a president, then undo the...

NAPOLITANO: Trump knows about dealing with bad guys

July 18, 2018

I don’t know whether Putin can be reasoned with. But I believe that if anyone can do it, Donald Trump can.