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  • Pat Brady

    Will gay marriage stance cost GOP chairman his job?Jan 24, 2013 12:00 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.”

  • Pat Brady

    Brady still thinking about a second term as chair Jan 24, 2013 12:00 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.

  • State Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale

    GOP governor contenders mostly mum on BradyJan 24, 2013 12:00 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.

  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia looks on at left as House Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam of Wheaton speaks to reporters in Washington, D.C., last February as Congress resumed work on a spending plan to avoid a government shutdown.

    House Majority Leader Cantor discusses state of GOPMar 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Don Manzullo

    Tea Party backs Manzullo in congressional primary Feb 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Illinois Tea Party has endorsed longtime Congressman Don Manzullo over freshman Congressman Adam Kinzinger in a north-central Illinois primary battle.

  • Donald Manzullo, running for 16th District U.S. Representative

    Donald Manzullo: Candidate ProfileJan 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Donald Manzullo, running for 16th District U.S. Representative

  • Adam Kinzinger: Candidate ProfileJan 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Adam Kinzinger, running for 16th District U.S. Representative

  •  Congressman Don Manzullo talks with Daily Herald editorial board staff during an endorsement interview.

    Manzullo to run in redrawn 16th District Nov 13, 2011 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Laura Stoecker/, file photo Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam of Wheaton spent Monday persuading members of the House to back a plan that would raise the debt ceiling and cut government spending.

    Suburban reps play key roles in debt ceiling storm Aug 1, 2011 12:00 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 12:00 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.

  • State Sen. Michael Noland, a Democrat from Elgin

    Congressional map sent to Quinn amid GOP protests May 31, 2011 12:00 AM
    A new congressional map — stretching and skewing a number of traditional Republican strongholds in the suburbs — is sent to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk.

  • Rep. Peter Roskam

    Suburban legislators react to bin Laden's deathMay 2, 2011 12:00 AM
    Congressional representatives from the suburbs react to bin Laden's death and look ahead to what will happen next.

  • Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh's office in the Cannon House building in Washington, D.C. has a feel of organized chaos, with papers all over but neatly stacked.

    What your Congressman's office space says about them Apr 18, 2011 12:00 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.

  • Congressman Randy Hultgren

    Hultgren: “Cautiously optimistic” deal will be madeApr 8, 2011 12:00 AM
    Congressman Randy Hultgren says he's “cautiously optimistic” a budget deal can be reached between Republicans and Democrats this afternoon.

  • Chief Deputy Whip Peter J. Roskam enters his Cannon House office before a meeting with Columbian Ambassador to the United States, Gabriel Silva.

    At the leadership table, Roskam keeps suburban focusMar 28, 2011 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Congressman Don Manzullo

    Area congressman in New Zealand when quake hitFeb 22, 2011 12:00 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.

  • 6th District Rep. Peter Roskam.

    Congressmen team up to protect Itasca business Feb 12, 2011 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Rep. Randy Hultgren

    Hultgren stands out with “no” vote against Patriot Act extension Feb 9, 2011 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 AM
    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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