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May 17 2013 | 4:59 pm - Congressman Peter Roskam, of Wheaton, a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, went for the jugular Friday questioning outgoing IRS commissioner Steve Miller, and has termed the agency's response "completely underwhelming."
May 15 2013 | 5:51 pm - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan connected with a former colleague in the suburbs to take stock of how the federal agency could do its job better. Duncan, who worked with Elgin Area School District U-46 Superintendent Jose Torres when the two...
May 14 2013 | 6:29 pm - Some suburban lawmakers are demanding an explanation of why the U.S. Department of Justice aggressively pursued phone records of Associated Press journalists last year. Illinois Republicans and Democrats alike joined the chorus of outrage Tuesday.
May 13 2013 | 5:36 am - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner sits down with the Daily Herald to talk about his focus, the state of the state party, and potential political baggage he might have.
May 13 2013 | 7:24 am - With the exit of Pat Brady of St. Charles as its chairman this week, the Illinois Republican Party is hunting to fill an often thankless job with someone who could face immense pressure to turn the GOP's recent defeats around in a crucial 2014...
May 10 2013 | 5:14 pm - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz headlines a DuPage County GOP dinner Friday night in Oak Brook.
May 08 2013 | 3:24 pm - Republican former congressman Bob Dold of Kenilworth, who narrowly lost last November to Deerfield Democrat Brad Schneider, told supporters that he will be making a bid for his former 10th District congressional seat in 2014. Dold, in a letter...
May 08 2013 | 8:49 am - Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady resigned today, citing his wife's battle with cancer and his desire to focus on family after six tough years in Republican politics — four as party chair and two as a national committeeman. "It has been an honor...
May 07 2013 | 9:26 am - Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady resigned Tuesday, citing his wife's battle with cancer and his desire to focus on family after six tough years in Republican politics. Opponents from within his party have persistently called for Brady to resign from...
Apr 29 2013 | 5:06 am - One of the newest political pundits on the national scene comes from an apolitical family in Wheeling, and still sleeps in a bedroom with giraffes on the walls. Yet, Charlie Kirk — founder of political Internet startup group Turning Point USA...