Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

State GOP Convention and restoring Direct Elections

May 3, 2012
State GOP Convention and restoring Direct Elections

The Illinois Republican State Convention next month offers regular Republicans an opportunity to succeed where their GOP lawmakers in Springfield have failed for the past seven years.

HINZ: Follow the money – Citadel’s Ken Griffin and the Illinois GOP

April 18, 2012
HINZ: Follow the money – Citadel’s Ken Griffin and the Illinois GOP

In a fascinating series of events that just now are coming to light, it appears that every single penny the IL GOP got in the first quarter from other political groups for non-federal elections came courtesy of Ken and Anne Griffin.

Money transfer scandal should disqualify some from 13th C.D. decision

April 18, 2012
Money transfer scandal should disqualify some from 13th C.D. decision

The scandalous news of possibly illegal money transfers by the IL GOP should put the brakes on party officials’ participation in the succession question in the 13th Congressional District.

Illinois GOP’s money transfers demand some answers

April 17, 2012
Illinois GOP’s money transfers demand some answers

The Illinois Republican Party’s latest financial disclosure report filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections demands some answers from State Party Chairman Pat Brady and other party officials.

Why the Illinois GOP has Republicans worried nationally

April 15, 2012
Why the Illinois GOP has Republicans worried nationally

When your top party officials think the biggest problem with the Republican Party is that Republicans are participating too much – yes, you can probably expect big problems.

HINZ: Time to lift the veil on Sen. Kirk’s health status

April 11, 2012
HINZ: Time to lift the veil on Sen. Kirk’s health status

No one outside of a few closed-mouthed insiders really knows how Mark Kirk is faring after the severe stroke he suffered almost 3 months ago. It's time for that to change.

State Rep. Rosemary Mulligan blows whistle on Tom Cross

April 9, 2012
State Rep. Rosemary Mulligan blows whistle on Tom Cross

I was never a particular fan of Republican State Representative Rosemary Mulligan. But no one deserves to get the old Tom Double Cross.

Weak state parties, like Illinois GOP, worry national Republicans

April 9, 2012
Weak state parties, like Illinois GOP, worry national Republicans

National Republican are worried state parties in disarray, like the Illinois Republican Party, could cost the GOP control of Congress.

County GOP Conventions set for April 18

April 8, 2012
County GOP Conventions set for April 18

Kudos to everyone who stood-up and ran for Republican Precinct Committeeman. Now it’s time to make a difference at your county convention.

Lawmaker hits pension jackpot

March 31, 2012
Lawmaker hits pension jackpot

The silly people at the Chicago Tribune are shocked, shocked! at the fact Roger Eddy is cashing in big time when it comes to his public pension.