Il GOP http://peoriapublicradio.org en Former IL GOP Pat Brady to Lobby For Same-Sex Marriage http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/former-il-gop-pat-brady-lobby-same-sex-marriage <p><br>Pat Brady 130827 abk<br><br>8-27-ATC<br>keefe/AA<br><br><br><br>The American Civil Liberties Union is hoping to pass same-sex marriage in Illinois with the help of a new lobbyist- the former head of the state Republican Party. IPR's Alex Keefe reports.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Daryl Scott 11041 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Former IL GOP Pat Brady to Lobby For Same-Sex Marriage Il GOP has new party chairman http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-gop-has-new-party-chairman <p></p><div>Illinois Republicans have a new state party chairman. The selection was made this weekend in Springfield. &nbsp;IPR'S Sean Crawford reports:</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Longtime political operative and lobbyist Jack </span>Dorgan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was chosen at a state central committee meeting. &nbsp;</span>Dorgan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> beat out a field of 6 other hopefuls, &nbsp;some who said the party is broken. &nbsp;</span>Dorgan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has a different view.</span></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:06:28 +0000 Denise Molina & Sean Crawford 6664 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Il GOP has new party chairman