Republican News Watch

Rauner not honest about contributions to Democrats

September 19, 2013
Rauner not honest about contributions to Democrats

Bruce Rauner has personally contributed to more Democrats than just those four he claims.

Tom Cross campaign mailer raises legal questions

September 14, 2013
Tom Cross campaign mailer raises legal questions

Tom Cross’ latest campaign mailer shows he's relying on House Republican Organization resources for his campaign for Treasurer.

GOP officials unite at State Fair – in snubbing black female candidate

August 18, 2013
GOP officials unite at State Fair – in snubbing black female candidate

Not only was Erika Harold denied an official speaking slot at Republican Day at the State Fair - no one even acknowledged her presence from the stage.

Dorgan off to weak start as IL GOP Chair

July 25, 2013
Dorgan off to weak start as IL GOP Chair

Illinois Republican Party fundraising shows signs of going from bad to worse.

GOP official’s racist attack latest proof we need direct elections

June 20, 2013
GOP official’s racist attack latest proof we need direct elections

RNW for years has been pushing for the restoration of some professionalism and accountability within the Illinois GOP. Mr. Allen apparently didn’t think we were serious. Now he knows better.

Rodney Davis team member issues racist rant attacking Erika Harold

June 19, 2013
Rodney Davis team member issues racist rant attacking Erika Harold

To understand why the Illinois Republican Party keeps losing elections - look no further than the racist rant from a GOP party official.

Illinois Republicans finally get some good news

June 13, 2013
Illinois Republicans finally get some good news

Erika Harold could become the first female African-American Republican congressman in American history.

IL GOP finally gives up, picks Democrat as new Party Chair

June 1, 2013
IL GOP finally gives up, picks Democrat as new Party Chair

Today the eighteen members of the Illinois Republican Party’s state central committee chose Jack Dorgan to replace Pat Brady as the new State GOP Chairman.

No sign of leadership in race for new Illinois GOP Chair

May 27, 2013
No sign of leadership in race for new Illinois GOP Chair

This Saturday the same old wash is certain to go through the spin cycle again.

IL GOP Chair’s ouster goes far beyond stance on gay marriage

February 23, 2013
IL GOP Chair’s ouster goes far beyond stance on gay marriage

Illinois Republicans are hobbled by a weak leader more concerned with appeasement than winning.