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Hey, Chicago: Detroit Police Chief Says More Guns is Good

-By Warner Todd Huston Chicago, Illinois is losing at least 3 to 4 citizens every weekend to violence with upwards to 25 shot. EVERY weekend. Chicago pols, the city’s police superintendent, and state Democrats say we need to ban guns … Continue reading

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ASK PETER: We Can Do Better Than Obamacare

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In … Continue reading

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Ill GOP Gov Poll: Rauner Still Leading, Dillard Takes Second Place

-By Warner Todd Huston The folks at Champion News has the results of a new poll that shows that race for the GOP nomination for Governor has tightened a little and a new candidate has stormed into second place. Conservative … Continue reading

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Michelle Malkin to Headline “Restore Illinois Summit” November 2nd

Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Illinois Hosting Gathering of Conservatives in Rosemont Naperville – Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Illinois is hosting the first annual “Restore Illinois Summit” on Saturday, November 2nd in Rosemont. Speakers will include author, blogger, and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two States: Illinois vs. Wisconsin in the Public Pension Debate

-By Benjamin Yount and M.D. Kittle, cross posted from Watchdog.org SPRINGFIELD – The dividing line in the national debate over the future of public-sector unions can be found between the Land of Lincoln and its neighbor to the north. The … Continue reading

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IL GOP Finally Gives Up, Picks Democrat as New Party Chair

-By Doug Ibendahl Unfortunately that’s not an Onion headline. Today the eighteen members of the Illinois Republican Party’s state central committee chose one of their own, Jack Dorgan, to replace Pat Brady as the new State GOP Chairman. Except for … Continue reading

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The Choice for Ill. GOP Chairman Should Be Jim Nalepa

When I think about the qualities that would be best in the next Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party the following come to mind: Experienced and enthusiastic public speaker who can inspire crowds and properly handle media opportunities. Not an … Continue reading

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Runner Up Choice for Illinois GOP Chairman: Don Tracy

One of the strong positives about Don Tracy is that he holds firmly and passionately to his convictions. The late Dan Zanoza (died too young, great guy) of Republicans for Fair Media invited 2010 candidates to submit op-eds to his … 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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Lori Yokoyama, Good But Not Enough Experience

There is a lot to like about Lori Yokoyama as a candidate for Illinois Republican State Party Chairman. First of all she has a very impressive resume as a lawyer, as a Professor at DePaul University’s College of Law, and … Continue reading

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