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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury

Charges relate to large sums of money he allegedly paid to keep someone quiet about ‘prior misconduct’

WASHINGTON — Andrew Grossman and Ben Kesling report: Former House Speaker  537 more words


Bobby Jindal To Speak At Illinois GOP Fundraiser

CHICAGO (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will speak at a fundraising event next month for the Illinois Republican Party.

The Feb. 25 dinner in Chicago comes as the GOP fights to regain control of the Illinois governor’s office for the first time in more than a decade. 101 more words


Il GOP Leader Wants To End "Name Calling"

CHICAGO (AP) Despite dismal showings at the polls in recent elections and a highly-publicized change in party leadership, the chairman of the Illinois Republican Party says the state GOP is “alive, well and being very, very active.” … 555 more words


Ill. set to be 15th state to allow gay marriage


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — With Illinois set to become the 15th state nationwide to legalize same-sex marriage, Chicago couple Theresa Volpe and Mercedes Santos finally began planning the wedding they’d started thinking about more than two decades ago. 579 more words

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Jack Dorgan To Head Illinois GOP

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Republican Party is naming a new leader less than a month after post-election infighting led to the resignation of its chairman. 125 more words


Illinois GOP Elects New Chairman After Infighting

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — After months of public infighting, Illinois Republicans selected a new leader Saturday who they hope is the best option to bring factions of the party together after its poor showing in last November’s elections. 280 more words