Category Archives: Illinois House Republican Organization

Bankrupt Illinois Slams Citizens With 32% Income Tax Hike, More to Come

-By Warner Todd Huston As the state of Illinois edges near becoming the first U.S. state to ever be rated junk bond status, the Democrat-controlled legislature of the bankrupt state of Illinois has just voted to slam its citizens with … Continue reading

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Even in Blue Illinois the GOP Wave of 2014 Had an Impact, But The State is STILL A Major Failure

-By Warner Todd Huston The Republicans bumped up their gains in the Senate and the House of Representatives and also gained in Governor’s mansions across the nation and even deep, deep blue Illinois was affected by this GOP wave. But … Continue reading

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2014 Illinois Tea Party Tax Day Tea Party Rally in St. Charles

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Tea Party (illinoisteaparty.net) held its sixth annual Chicago Tax Day Tea Party rally, but this year without the “Chicago” part as the group held their rally in the western suburbs. Specifically, the event was … Continue reading

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Angry over Losses, Durkin Targets Proft and Independent Expenditures

By Fran Eaton CHICAGO – In a press conference following yesterday’s Republican unity event, Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin made it clear that he didn’t appreciate outside groups funding challengers to House incumbents. Durkin told reporters he was outraged … Continue reading

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No Sign of Leadership in Race for New Illinois GOP Chair

-By Doug Ibendahl The Illinois Republican Party’s governing board, the state central committee, is scheduled to meet this Saturday, June 1, at the Hilton in Springfield to pick a new state chairman. There are reportedly eight “finalists” for the chairman’s … Continue reading

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Mark Shaw: Also Not The Right Man for Illinois GOP Chairman

There are positives about 10th Congressional District State Central Committeeman Mark Shaw. First of all he founded his own law firm in 1995 after completing his education as a pharmacist and working in that field at the start of his … Continue reading

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Just as Bad: Proof of Ill. GOP Consorting With Union Thugs

-By Warner Todd Huston Trevor Loudon attended last week’s GOP convention and discovered the sad evidence that the Illinois Republican Party is just as bad as Democrats in its desire to consort with extremist, left-wing Marxists and union thugs — … Continue reading

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Mike Madigan’s 11 favorite Republicans

-By Doug Ibendahl Mike Madigan is having a nice chuckle today at the expense of the Illinois Republican Party. That’s assuming of course Mike Madigan even thinks about the Illinois Republican Party. My sense is Madigan worries about the Illinois … Continue reading

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IL GOP Delegates Furious Over ‘Rigged’ Convention

From William J. Kelly…

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What Happened at the Illinois GOP Convention? Mostly Status Quo, But…

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Republican Party held its 2012 Party Convention this weekend. On the docket was addressing some asked for rules changes and picking a slate of delegates to the GOP national convention to nominate Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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