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The most screwed-up State Rep race in Illinois

-By Doug Ibendahl You need a scorecard for this one. Incumbent Angelo “Skip” Saviano is in a heated race against challenger Kathleen Willis in the newly drawn 77th House District (far Northwest Side of Chicago and O’Hare area suburbs). Most … 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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Will the Illinois GOP Confirm There’s a War on Women?

-By Doug Ibendahl Democrats have been trying to make political hay by spinning the idea that Republicans are engaged in “a war on women.” Obviously I think that caricature is an absolute bum rap. It’s just empty rhetoric one expects … Continue reading

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Here’s What Happened at the Last State GOP Convention

-By Doug Ibendahl As the old saying goes, those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. State law requires the established political parties to each have a state convention once every four years. We Republicans wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Illinois GOP’s money transfers demand some answers

-By Doug Ibendahl The Illinois Republican Party’s latest financial disclosure report filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections demands some answers from State Party Chairman Pat Brady and other party officials. I’m not prepared to call it money laundering … Continue reading

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