Mary Jo Arndt took the podium this morning at the Illinois delegation breakfast at the RNC. Arndt announced her new appointment as Chairwoman of the Illinois Women for McCain. Her term as the Illinois GOP's national committeewoman has expired.
Rep. Ray LaHood of the 18th District is retiring. He shared his enthusiasm this morning for Aaron Schock with Illinois delegates at the RNC. Schock is the Republican candidate running to replace the retiring congressman's seat.
Rep. Peter Roskam of Illinois' 6th District spoke to his fellow delegates this morning at the Republican National Convention. Roskam said his party needs to reform what he called the â€œstatus quoâ€ of the current healthcare system.