Anger On Both Sides After Ted Cruz Snubs Donald TrumpTed Cruz's extraordinary speech in which he refused to endorse Donald Trump during last night's GOP convention angered politicians and delegates from both Illinois and Indiana.
Kinzinger Still Has Doubts About Trump, But Says GOP Needs To UniteCongressman Adam Kinzinger might still have some doubts about Republican nominee Donald Trump, but he brought a message of party unity to Illinois delegates at the Republican National Convention.
At Republican Pro-Life Lunch, Lou Holtz Attacks Chicago Gang ViolenceFormer Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz, speaking at a pro-life luncheon Tuesday as part of the Republican National Convention, said he has traveled to war zones without fear.
Ex-Campaign Manager Blames Staff For Apparent Melania Trump PlagiarismFormer Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said someone on the campaign staff should be held “accountable,” after Melania Trump’s speech to the Republican National Convention appeared to plagiarize part of Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech to the Democratic National Convention.
Chicago Teen Serving As GOP Alternate Delegate In ClevelandCBS 2’s Rob Johnson talks with two young people from Illinois who are taking part in the national GOP nominating convention.
Illinois Delegation Puts On United Front On Eve Of GOP ConventionThe head of the Illinois Republican Party has been working to assure delegates to the Republican National Convention that the GOP is firmly behind presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Immigration Reform And Refugee Rights Advocates Planning March To Republican, Democratic ConventionsAdvocates for immigration reform and refugee rights are planning to march from Chicago to the Republican and Democratic conventions this summer.
Opinion: Preview Of November? Democrats Trounce Republicans In Convention RatingsThe early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans... and the NFL.
Opinion: Thanks To Clint And Clinton, We Almost Stayed AwakeThe Republican and Democratic National Conventions of 2012 – yawn-per-yawn – have to be the most uninspiring political conventions in recent history.
Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At ConventionCommonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.
Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only AttacksSitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.
Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The DefensiveWhat a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans' star-packed convention in Tampa.
Opinion: Famous People Should Keep Their Mouths Shut During Political ConventionsIt is strange that famous people think the world gives a hoot about their political views. Last week, a good number of famed and fortuned people spoke their anti-Republican and anti-Romney prejudiced-minds regarding the Republican National Convention.
Opinion: Empty Chair Day 2012 and #EastwoodingInstead of getting rowdy at a demonstration or protest regarding the lack of jobs throughout the country, people can voice their discontent with the nation’s current unemployment rate on this Labor Day by simply placing an empty chair in their front yard.
Opinion: Clint Eastwood Made My DayLast night, Clint Eastwood produced the most bizarre and uncomfortable moments in modern convention history. If Mitt Romney cannot get his campaign right. If he cannot even get the things that he can control right, how can he make the case that he can run the country?