Jack Dorgan http://peoriapublicradio.org en Could Chicago host the next RNC? http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/could-chicago-host-next-rnc <div>The new head of the Illinois GOP says it’s too early to say whether Chicago should host the 2016 Republican National Convention.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">That could be a tough sell to Chicago’s staunchly Democratic mayor.</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">IPR'S Alex Keefe reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Republican Party Chairman Jack </span>Dorgan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was cautious when asked today about the prospects of a Chicago RNC in 2016.</span></p></div><div> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:30:34 +0000 Alex Keefe 14940 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Could Chicago host the next RNC? 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