Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

NBC mocks Illinois GOP straw poll

October 26, 2011
NBC mocks Illinois GOP straw poll

For a $5 donation to the Illinois Republican Party, you can cast a meaningless vote!

Illinois GOP’s Chicago-style straw poll

October 24, 2011
Illinois GOP’s Chicago-style straw poll

Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady is borrowing a page from the Chicago Democrats in an attempt to raise money - he’s selling votes.

TSC: Cain, Romney lead in Simon Poll of Illinois Republicans

October 23, 2011
TSC: Cain, Romney lead in Simon Poll of Illinois Republicans

In a recent Paul Simon Public Policy Institute/SIU poll of likely Republican voters in the Illinois primary, Perry finished in fourth place with 7.2 percent of the votes.

SUN-TIMES: Gov. Quinn says he’ll back scaled-down gambling expansion

October 17, 2011
SUN-TIMES: Gov. Quinn says he’ll back scaled-down gambling expansion

Gov. Pat Quinn won’t sign a massive gambling expansion bill and, in its place, proposed a scaled-back alternative.

Tom Cross works to give Rahm Emanuel control over public pension funds

October 14, 2011
Tom Cross works to give Rahm Emanuel control over public pension funds

Tom Cross is leading an effort to give control of public pension boards over to Rahm Emanuel and Toni Preckwinkle.

Run for Republican Ward Committeeman in Chicago

October 12, 2011
Run for Republican Ward Committeeman in Chicago

The need for dedicated and honest candidates for this important Party post is greater than ever.

SUN-TIMES: Former GOP insider Levine takes stand in Cellini trial

October 12, 2011
SUN-TIMES: Former GOP insider Levine takes stand in Cellini trial

Stuart Levine tells jurors he paid GOP power brokers Bill Cellini and Bob Kjellander $1 million in lobbying work for Dental Care Plus.

Tolbert Chisum to resign from GOP State Central Committee

October 12, 2011
Tolbert Chisum to resign from GOP State Central Committee

Tolbert Chisum will resign as New Trier Republican Township Committeeman and State Central Committeeman effective Nov. 1.

Walsh and Hultgren’s pity party

October 11, 2011
Walsh and Hultgren’s pity party

Voters in Illinois are hurting and they have little patience for a couple of self-absorbed politicians.

SUN-TIMES: Campaign donations raise power bill questions

October 10, 2011
SUN-TIMES: Campaign donations raise power bill questions

Of the 98 legislators who voted in favor of a bill that would increase electric rates statewide, 90 reported contributions from ComEd and Ameren.