Illinois Republican Party

Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger says he "never imagined" such a message from a president.
On Friday, May 15, the Chicago Sun-Times' Michael Sneed reported that Zopp, who has been recruited by ex-White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, had decided to run. Apparently, Zopp got her poll results back.
But you're wrong. Enough is enough Mr. Rauner. Some of us think the Republican Party should be the leader on reform. If you're going to remain unserious about cleaning up this latest mess which has your fingerprints all over it, then you picked the wrong party to crash.
The Libertarian Party of Illinois lodged complaints on Thursday with both the Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Office of Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez over intimidation tactics employed in an attempt to prevent the Libertarian's slate of statewide candidates from appearing on the November ballot.
Friday, August 22 was a very bad day for GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner. He lost on two fronts.
The AP reports: Brady resigned as chairman in May, a move that highlighted a rift between the state GOP's socially conservative
A week ago, Rauner filed notice with the Illinois Board of Elections of his $500,000 donation, which followed a $249,000 donation when he announced his candidacy in March.
This was no innocent oversight. This was a deliberate snub by mostly old white men who are bitter over the fact this highly accomplished woman of mixed race won't listen to them.
The Illinois Republican Party meets Saturday in Springfield to choose a new chairman. The previous party chief, Pat Brady
For 25 years, Republicans in Illinois repeatedly have been fighting over who they are, what they will stand for, and what they absolutely won't put up with.
The Illinois GOP wants to convince voters that it's ready again to run an entire state - the nation's fifth most populous. But it will all remain a sad fantasy as long as we're stuck with officials who can't even run a decent meeting of an organization that's now scarcely more than a little club.
When you're a Republican in Illinois, sometimes all you can do is laugh. So here goes.
If a guy can't even get the simple stuff within a shrinking party organization of which he is a part, why would we possibly trust him with the government of an entire state -- especially one as large and important as Illinois?
What a difference two years makes. The 2010 midterm election was one of the most successful in the history of the GOP.
"Fire Madigan" was 2012 campaign strategy and brainchild of Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady. How do you spell flop? "Fire Madigan." So now, how should Illinois Republicans begin to regroup?
The main reason we need direct elections is accountability. Regardless of who gets on the State Central Committee, at least they will all be accountable to Republican voters in a real election.
Rodney Davis was chosen Saturday to replace retiring Congressman Tim Johnson on the ballot this November.
If the County Chairmen ignore the pressure they are surely getting from the usual suspects and failed establishment players, the Illinois GOP may soon have a great story to tell for a change.
Johnson was first elected to Congress in 2000 after serving in the state General Assembly since 1976, the Associated Press