Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

Republican David McSweeney stands up to GOP nitwits

December 12, 2011
Republican David McSweeney stands up to GOP nitwits

We’ve finally got a Republican challenger with the courage and backbone to say enough is enough.

CBS: Judges toss Cross, Radogno remap lawsuit

December 8, 2011
CBS: Judges toss Cross, Radogno remap lawsuit

A panel of federal judges has tossed a Republican lawsuit that challenged the Democrat-drawn map of new Illinois legislative districts.

Monday is the last day for candidates to file

December 2, 2011
Monday is the last day for candidates to file

There’s still time to get on the ballot for Republican Precinct Committeeman (or Republican Ward Committeeman in Chicago).

AP: Gov. Pat Quinn says in Illinois we call it a Christmas tree

December 2, 2011
AP: Gov. Pat Quinn says in Illinois we call it a Christmas tree

Is it a Christmas tree or a holiday tree? In Illinois it's a Christmas tree.

HINZ: Legislature adjourns without approving CME tax-break bill

November 29, 2011
HINZ: Legislature adjourns without approving CME tax-break bill

CME and Sears will have to wait to find out if the Legislature will adopt tax breaks the firms say they need to remain based in Illinois.

Candidate petitions due December 5th

November 28, 2011
Candidate petitions due December 5th

One week from today (Monday, December 5th at 5 PM) is the deadline for collecting and filing candidate petitions.

TRIBUNE: When lawmakers communicate, constituents often pay

November 27, 2011
TRIBUNE: When lawmakers communicate, constituents often pay

In 30 months, Illinois representatives spent $4.27 million in public money using 'franking' privilege.

HINZ: Want a challenge? Run for GOP ward boss

November 23, 2011
HINZ: Want a challenge? Run for GOP ward boss

Here's your chance, folks, to help rebuild a second party in distinctly one-party Chicago.

DH: Rutherford defends taxpayer-funded brochure going to donors

November 21, 2011
DH: Rutherford defends taxpayer-funded brochure going to donors

A Daily Herald investigation has connected 181 more brochure recipients to Rutherford donations, bringing the total to 723 donors among the 850 recipients.

Run, recruit, or don’t complain

November 17, 2011
Run, recruit, or don’t complain

It’s up to regular Republicans like you to get the Illinois Republican Party on track.