Last Tuesday was instead an unmitigated disaster for the Illinois GOP — losing every race for statewide office and falling further into super-minority status in the statehouse. It’s prompted calls from within for some soul-searching.
After a year-long investigation, the House Jan. 6 panel is seeking to wrap up what may be its last hearing, even as its probe continues to heat up. The committee says it continues to receive fresh evidence each day and isn’t ruling out additional hearings or interviews with a bevy of additional people close to the president.
The shift to minority status is always difficult, prompting debates over who is to blame for losing the last election. But the process is especially intense as Republicans confront profound questions about what the party stands for without Donald Trump in charge.
President Donald Trump has been vocal on the topic of where the GOP stands, but where do Republicans in Illinois think they’re headed?
Blistering attacks against President Donald Trump coming from members of his own party. Local Republicans give us their take on the turmoil dividing Washington.
President Donald Trump lashes out at Jeff Sessions, his attorney general and long-time supporter. How are Republicans feeling about the Trump presidency so far?
Will the policies of president-elect Trump mirror some of the controversial and divisive issues he spoke of on the campaign trail?
A predilection for social media and a jet-set lifestyle brings the political career of Congressman Aaron Schock, the once rising star of the Republican Party, crashing down. With reports that Schock over-billed taxpayers by misreporting travel expenses, could the young congressman be in real legal jeopardy? We discuss the issue with our panel.
Now that the government shutdown is over, the Republican party needs to look towards the 2014 elections. Who are the shining stars? And just how can the GOP fix their perceived messaging problem? We take a look at what's ahead for the Republican party.
Former Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady has a new gig. He is going to lobby state lawmakers to pass same-sex marriage on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union. He talks about this next chapter.
Illinois State Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady resigned Tuesday. He joins us.