Rauner Picks Up Endorsement From Cook County GOPFor the first time in more than 25 years, the Cook County Republican Party has made an endorsement in the governor's race before the primary, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Ex-GOP Boss Brady To Lobby For Same-Sex MarriageFormer Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady, who was pushed out by party conservatives because of his vocal support for same-sex marriage, is writing his next chapter by tackling the same issue.
Pat Brady Resigns As Illinois Republican Party ChairA replacement for Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady has to resolve inner-party squabbles at a time when the GOP is having identity issues and Democrats dominate them at the State Capitol and in the congressional delegation.
Conservative Protesters Demand Republican Chairman Brady ResignA motion to oust Pat Brady as State Republican Chairman never came to a vote at a meeting of the Illinois GOP Central Committee in Tinley Park. That left a lot of hardcore conservative Republicans angry.
Illinois GOP Chairman: No Use Complaining About Re-MapThe state's Republican Party chairman says yesterday's losses are nothing to whine about.
Sandy Has Obama And Romney Shifting Gears, Not Quite Suspending CampaignsSo much for President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney suspending their campaigns during the recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Both candidates found ways to be seen and heard on Tuesday, even if they weren't officially campaigning.
Illinois GOP Star Aaron Schock Focused On 2012, But Could Be A Force In 2014Two of the Republican Party’s biggest stars were shining in Tampa on Wednesday, at the second full day of festivities for the Republican National convention.
Illinois GOP Fashion Statement: Fire Madigan ButtonsSo what’s the fashionable Illinois delegate wearing at the Republican national Convention?
GOP Slams Preckwinkle For Reagan 'Hell' Remark, As She Apologizes AgainLocal Republicans were going after Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday, for her controversial comments about former President Ronald Reagan. She has apologized for saying Reagan deserves "a special place in hell" for his role in the war on drugs.
Illinois Republicans: Dem Majority Got Labor 'Payoff' To Block Pension ReformJust follow the money, GOP state chairman Pat Brady tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Report: GOP Wants To Make Resentment Of Madigan A Campaign IssueThe criticism of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) by Republicans is on the rise.
Illinois Democrats, Republicans Look To Impact Walker Recall Election In WisconsinA local political expert says the fight in Wisconsin over whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker is an unfortunate event for both sides in the political battle.
Quinn Budget To Rely On Facility Closures, Medicaid CutsIt's going to be painful. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn was putting the finishing touches Tuesday night on what can only be called a bad news budget; one which might stop the bleeding, but does little to treat the wound.
President Obama Makes Campaign Trip To ChicagoPresident Barack Obama was back in Chicago on Wednesday for a trio of fundraisers for his re-election bid and a surprise visit to his campaign headquarters.