WBEZ | New Hampshire http://www.wbez.org/tags/new-hampshire Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Taking the pulse of GOP voters in Illinois http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-01-10/taking-pulse-gop-voters-illinois-95422 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2012-January/2012-01-10/EIYQ_Republican_Debate_Colo.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Political commentator <a href="https://twitter.com/#%21/lennymcallister" target="_blank">Lenny McAllister</a> was in Iowa last week for that state's caucus. Tuesday, New Hampshire headed to the polls and<em> Eight Forty-Eight</em> listened back to McAllister’s play-by-play musings from his 72 hours in Iowa. Then, former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson, Republican pundit <a href="http://www.fokn.com/FOKN/David_Dring.html">David Dring</a> and McAllister joined <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> to examine how the Illinois GOP will assert itself during the early primary season. <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> also looked at what the Prairie State has traditionally looked for in a Republican candidate. Listeners joined the conversation by calling <strong>312-923-9239,</strong> e-mailing&nbsp; <a href="mailto:848@wbez.org">848@wbez.org</a> or tweeting <strong><a href="http://twitter.com/848" target="_blank">@848</a></strong>.</p><p><em>Music Button: Orgone, "Impala", from the CD Killion Vaults, (Ubiquity)</em><br> &nbsp;</p></p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:47:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-01-10/taking-pulse-gop-voters-illinois-95422