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Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 7:16 PM
By Carol Marin

Illinois GOP Focuses on "Firing Mike Madigan"

Republicans seek to take over leadership role in Springfield. Read »

Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 12:13 PM
By Mary Ann Ahern

Illinois Delegation Stays Positive In Face of Storm

Illinois Delegation Stays Positive In Face of Storm

In the face of Tropical Storm Isaac's churning winds that delayed some Republican National Convention events, Illinois Republicans on Monday maintained a sunny disposition. GOP Chairman Pat Brady welcomed... Read »

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NBC Chicago's award winning politics blog takes a critical look at Illinois' top influence-peddlers, using a mix of news and commentary designed to keep this state's notoriously corruptible politicians honest and accountable.
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