Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

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.

IL GOP adopts appropriate theme for State Convention

June 9, 2012
IL GOP adopts appropriate theme for State Convention

The theme for this year’s Illinois Republican State Convention in Tinley Park was “Restoring Illinois’ Greatness” or “RIG.”

Convention committee member urges passage of Direct Election Resolution

June 7, 2012
Convention committee member urges passage of Direct Election Resolution

McLean County Chairman John Parrott's letter to his fellow members of the Platform and Resolutions Committee is a must read.

MORRISON: Time for Illinois Republicans to reclaim the right to vote

June 5, 2012
MORRISON: Time for Illinois Republicans to reclaim the right to vote

What message does this send, when Illinois Democrats have open elections for their central committee and the Republicans do not?

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.

TRIBUNE: Mark Kirk co-sponsored bills helping ex-girlfriend’s clients

June 1, 2012
TRIBUNE: Mark Kirk co-sponsored bills helping ex-girlfriend’s clients

Mark Kirk was a leading sponsor of legislation that has meant $5.3 million for two clients of his onetime girlfriend, and he is backing another bill that could bring millions of dollars to a third group she represented.

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.

Tom Cross collects big contributions from gambling interests

May 29, 2012
Tom Cross collects big contributions from gambling interests

Among those voting for the gaming bill adding five more casinos to the state was Tom Cross, who has received $510,750 in campaign contributions from gambling interests.

24 House Republicans vote to massively expand gambling in Illinois

May 23, 2012
24 House Republicans vote to massively expand gambling in Illinois

Shameful.