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Gore Accuses GOP Of 'Enforced Orthodoxy' To Deny Climate ChangeFormer Vice President Al Gore implored a local crowd to get involved in efforts to address climate change in a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday.
Dillard Gets Teachers Union Backing In Race For GovernorState Sen. Kirk Dillard tried to steer clear of the controversy surrounding one of his rivals in the Republican race for governor, as he picked up a key endorsement from a major labor union.
GOP Rivals For Governor Pounce On Rauner At Candidate ForumFor the first time this year, all four of the Republican candidates for governor were on the same stage, and there were some fireworks.
Brady Questions Rauner's Ties To Convicted Political Insider LevineWith Bruce Rauner already sweating a rough week in his campaign for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, state Sen. Bill Brady turned up the heat Sunday and demanded answers about Rauner’s relationship with convicted serial con man Stuart Levine.
As GOP Jostles, Quinn Has $2.9M In Campaign FundGov. Pat Quinn has socked away $2.9 million for his 2014 re-election campaign -- more than all four of his potential Republican rivals combined.
Downstate GOP Party Chair Resigns After Controversial RantThe chairman of the Republican Party in Montgomery County has resigned after writing what's been called a racist and sexist email about U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' primary challenger.
Meeting To Oust Republican Party Chairman Brady CancelledIllinois Republican Party leaders cancelled a meeting scheduled for today to discuss the future of the party chairman, Pat Brady, who defied the party by supporting same-sex marriage, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Opinion: GOP Too ExtremeMore than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.
Opinion: Michigan's Brain Dead GOPThe curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November's elections.
Opinion: Amazing 'Stupid Things'Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying "stupid things," but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.
Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong BusinessNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
Opinion: Why Don't Republicans Understand Rape?Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.
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