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Republicans forfeited right to gloat about Chicago teachers’ strike

September 10, 2012
Republicans forfeited right to gloat about Chicago teachers’ strike

Chicago Teachers Union officials deserve the bulk of the blame of course for disrupting the education of nearly 400,000 students. But the GOP’s hands are also far from clean in Illinois.

State GOP Chair seeks to outsource Republican Primary

August 29, 2012
State GOP Chair seeks to outsource Republican Primary

State GOP Chair Pat Brady is talking about reducing the role Republican voters would play in choosing our gubernatorial nominee.

Miserable Republican Day turnout at Illinois State Fair

August 16, 2012
Miserable Republican Day turnout at Illinois State Fair

Republicans stay home in protest for being denied a vote for State GOP leadership.

Mike Madigan’s 11 favorite Republicans

June 10, 2012
Mike Madigan’s 11 favorite Republicans

Here are the 11 people who did more damage to our Party in one day than Mike Madigan could dream about doing in a decade.

Here’s how Direct Elections will revive a lifeless Illinois GOP

June 3, 2012
Here’s how Direct Elections will revive a lifeless Illinois GOP

It’s time to set the record straight once and for all on direct elections.

Co-Chair of GOP Platform Committee votes against GOP Platform

May 31, 2012
Co-Chair of GOP Platform Committee votes against GOP Platform

Six Republican State Senators betray the Illinois Republican Party Platform by voting to massively expand gambling in Illinois.

Anti-Democracy State Rep. Throws Tantrum over Lack of Democracy

May 30, 2012
Anti-Democracy State Rep. Throws Tantrum over Lack of Democracy

If you assumed the State House Republicans couldn’t be a bigger embarrassment to our Party - you were wrong.

Resolving to build a more effective Illinois Republican Party

May 20, 2012
Resolving to build a more effective Illinois Republican Party

Resolution of the 2012 Illinois Republican State Convention concerning direct elections of State Central Committeemen and State Central Committeewomen.

Party hack behind IL GOP money transfer scheme gets nod for Congress

May 19, 2012
Party hack behind IL GOP money transfer scheme gets nod for Congress

Rodney Davis, a State GOP insider at the center of the Illinois Republican Party’s money transfer scandal, was chosen today to replace retiring Congressman Tim Johnson.

More questions raised in State GOP money transfer scheme

May 10, 2012
More questions raised in State GOP money transfer scheme

Syndicated political columnist Bernard Schoenburg has an excellent expansion this week on the story we broke last month about a money transfer scheme involving the State GOP.