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  • GOP governor contenders mostly mum on Brady Jan 24, 2013 7:59 AM
    Should Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady should keep his party post after voicing support for same-sex marriage? The growing field of likely GOP gubernatorial primary bidders is largely silent on the issue. Only state Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale, who described Pat Brady as a “gregarious and fearless leader,” said he agreed with Pat Brady that the party needs to be more open and inclusive and gain additional supporters.

  • Brady still thinking about a second term as chair Jan 24, 2013 5:32 AM
    In the wake of calls for his removal over statements supporting gay marriage, Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady reflects on the last few years at the helm of the state party and says he's not ruling a bid for another term. "I feel like we're in the process of taking a good hard look at where's the party's at," he says.

  • Will gay marriage stance cost GOP chairman his job? Jan 24, 2013 9:13 AM
    Newly elected suburban state Sen. Jim Oberweis of Sugar Grove is rounding up fellow Illinois Republican officials to try to oust the chair of the beleaguered party, Pat Brady of St. Charles, over Brady's support for legalizing same-sex marriage. “All of my time is now being spent responding to emails on social issues,” he said. “I don't think those are the most pressing issues we should be dealing with.”

  • House Majority Leader Cantor discusses state of GOP Mar 2, 2012 8:48 PM
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks with Daily Herald Politics and Projects Writer Kerry Lester about the lasting legacy of the 112th Congress, the growth he's seen in Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, of Wheaton, and how the Tea Party fits into the GOP's congressional agenda.

  • Tea Party backs Manzullo in congressional primary Feb 6, 2012 3:59 PM
    The Illinois Tea Party has endorsed longtime Congressman Don Manzullo over freshman Congressman Adam Kinzinger in a north-central Illinois primary battle.

  • Adam Kinzinger: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2012 1:01 PM
    Candidate information for Adam Kinzinger, running for 16th District U.S. Representative

  • Donald Manzullo: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2012 1:00 PM
    Candidate information for Donald Manzullo, running for 16th District U.S. Representative

  • Manzullo to run in redrawn 16th District Nov 13, 2011 6:45 PM
    Longtime Republican Congressman Don Manzullo has announced his re-election campaign for the redrawn 16th district, pitting him against freshman Congressman Adam Kinzinger.

  • Suburban, Illinois leaders react to Obama's speech Sep 8, 2011 11:54 PM
    Elected leaders from the suburbs and Illinois react to President Barack Obama's speech and his $447 billion plan to bring jobs to the country.

  • Suburban reps play key roles in debt ceiling storm Aug 2, 2011 6:02 AM
    With hours to go before a government debt default, Congressman Peter Roskam of Wheaton was walking the marble halls of Congress trying to sway votes, but two members of Illinois' suburban GOP delegation stood firm: Joe Walsh and Randy Hultgren.

  • ’Burbs flex muscle in new congressional map Jun 6, 2011 5:32 AM
    Thanks to Democratic state lawmakers, a Cubs fan who lives in Addison can head more than two dozen miles east to Wrigley Field at Addison and Sheffield in Chicago, never leaving his congressional district. That’s if Gov. Pat Quinn approves a new congressional map.

  • Congressional map sent to Quinn amid GOP protests May 31, 2011 9:00 PM
    A new congressional map — stretching and skewing a number of traditional Republican strongholds in the suburbs — is sent to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk.

  • Suburban legislators react to bin Laden's death May 2, 2011 6:50 PM
    Congressional representatives from the suburbs react to bin Laden's death and look ahead to what will happen next.

  • What your Congressman's office space says about them Apr 18, 2011 10:59 AM
    Outside each congressman's Washington, D.C., office are the same American flag and welcome sign. But inside, the personalities of the men and women who suburban voters elected to represent them are on display.

  • Hultgren: “Cautiously optimistic” deal will be made Apr 8, 2011 2:03 PM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren says he's “cautiously optimistic” a budget deal can be reached between Republicans and Democrats this afternoon.

  • At the leadership table, Roskam keeps suburban focus Mar 28, 2011 6:27 PM
    Wheaton's Peter Roskam, Republican chief deputy whip and Illinois' 6th District representative, tests his skills as a leader, as the GOP-controlled House tries to cut the federal budget. It's a test that has Roskam poised for even greater power — depending on his performance.

  • Area congressman in New Zealand when quake hit Feb 23, 2011 8:40 AM
    Just two hours before a deadly earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand, U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo and seven other congressmen left the city, where he was leading a trade mission. The trade delegation’s hotel was located about 200 yards away from the Christchurch Cathedral, whose tower toppled to the ground with victims reportedly inside.

  • Congressmen team up to protect Itasca business Feb 12, 2011 8:04 PM
    Members of Illinois' congressional delegation have again teamed up to urge the Chinese government to help resolve a dispute between an Itasca manufacturing company and its former Chinese business partner, which is accused of stealing intellectual property and materials.

  • Hultgren stands out with “no” vote against Patriot Act extension Feb 9, 2011 6:55 PM
    In keeping with the goal of reducing the size of the federal government, a freshman congressman from Winfield was one of just 26 Republican representatives who broke from their party and voted against extending provisions of the Patriot Act.

  • Kirk, Manzullo, Walsh host town hall meeting Saturday Jan 19, 2011 8:52 PM
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and congressmen Don Manzullo and Joe Walsh will host a town-hall meeting in Crystal Lake Saturday afternoon focused on efforts to cut spending, reduce the deficit, improve the economy and lower unemployment.

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