The controversial leader of the Illinois Republican Party has now cancelled a major fundraiser as he waits to find out whether party bosses will fire him following his public support of same-sex marriage.
A top Illinois Republican says the state's primary could play a significant role in the GOP presidential race after Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich all claimed victories in the Super Tuesday primaries.Speaking before the results trickled in Tuesday night, Illinois Republican Party Chair
Illinois politicians rushed to release prepared statements following former Governor Rod Blagojevich's sentencing to 14 years in prison on corruption charges.Lieutenant Governor Shelia Simon:"We cannot rely on a prison sentence to deter corruptio
Illinois U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello announced today he won't be seeking re-election next year after 23 years in office.In a press conference on Tuesday, the 62-year-old downstate Democrat insisted he never intended to be
The Republican National Committee is criticizing President Barack Obama for attending a fundraiser in Chicago Wednesday night.Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady says the President should instead focus on job creation.