Republican http://peoriapublicradio.org en Last debate for Republican governor candidates http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/last-debate-republican-governor-candidates <div>The Republican candidates for Illinois governor have debated for the final time. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 04:07:23 +0000 Tony Arnold 20231 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Last debate for Republican governor candidates Dillard to start airing TV commercials http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dillard-start-airing-tv-commercials <div>&nbsp;</div><p></p><div>With less than two weeks until the primary election, Bruce Rauner will no longer be the only candidate airing self-promotional TV ads in Illinois. Now other candidates are airing campaign commercials of his own.</div><div> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:54:54 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 19881 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dillard to start airing TV commercials GOP Governor candidates meet again for debate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gop-governor-candidates-meet-again-debate <div>We’re getting a better idea of how the Republican candidates for Illinois governor would use their power if elected. &nbsp;IPR’s Tony Arnold reports on what the four candidates said in Thursday’s debate.</div><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:37:23 +0000 Tony Arnold 19600 at http://peoriapublicradio.org GOP Governor candidates meet again for debate Cullerton calling out Republican governor candidates http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cullerton-calling-out-republican-governor-candidates <div>The top Democrat in the Illinois Senate went on the offensive over state spending Monday. Senate President John Cullerton is calling out the Republicans running for governor.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:40:43 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19107 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Cullerton calling out Republican governor candidates Two IL Congressmen question Sebelius during hearing http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/two-il-congressmen-question-sebelius-during-hearing <p></p><div>Two Illinois Republican Congressmen are among those critical of problems with the HealthCare.Gov website, nearly a month after its launch. &nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:19:22 +0000 Sean Powers 14195 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Two IL Congressmen question Sebelius during hearing Rev. Jesse Jackson on government shutdown http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rev-jesse-jackson-government-shutdown <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Reverend Jesse Jackson had some tough words for House Republicans over the government shutdown Tuesday</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. IPR&#39;S Alex</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Keefe reports.</span></p><div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">CHANTS: Call the vote!&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:46:50 +0000 Alex Keefe 13103 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rev. Jesse Jackson on government shutdown IL Republicans at crossroads http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-republicans-crossroads <p>Illinois Republicans are at a crossroads. The party has a historically small number of people in the Illinois Senate, and a small minority in the House, too.&nbsp;But Republicans are also hopeful about 20-14, when they have the chance to win back the Illinois governor's office, ending 12 years of Democratic rule.&nbsp;Party leaders and candidates rallied in Springfield Thursday at the Illinois State Fair. As IPR’s Brian Mackey reports, the men competing for the top of the ticket each say they're uniquely qualified to revive the Illinois Republican Party</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:42:12 +0000 Brian Mackey 10514 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL Republicans at crossroads Kirk takes center stage at Republican rally http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/kirk-takes-center-stage-republican-rally <div>Illinois U.S. Senator Mark Kirk took center stage Thursday in Springfield for a Republican rally.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">His appearance comes nearly a year-and-a-half after he suffered a stroke.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">IPR’s Tony Arnold reports:</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p></p></div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:07:15 +0000 Tony Arnold 10488 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Kirk takes center stage at Republican rally Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-says-pat-brady-should-serve-out-term-0 <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;A Republican Congressman says he believes his party's chairman should be allowed to complete his term, after taking a controversial stance earlier this year. &nbsp;High-level Republicans unsuccessfully tried to overthrow State Party Chairman Pat Brady after he announced his support for same-sex marriage.&nbsp;</div><div>Congresssman Rodney Davis of Taylorville stands by Brady, saying he did a “good job” bringing the GOP together during the 2012 election season. &nbsp;Instead of focusing on inner-party politics, Davis says Republicans should focus on solving the problems that plague Illinois.</div><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:16:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3044 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-says-pat-brady-should-serve-out-term <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;A Republican Congressman says he believes his party's chairman should be allowed to complete his term, after taking a controversial stance earlier this year. &nbsp;High-level Republicans unsuccessfully tried to overthrow State Party Chairman Pat Brady after he announced his support for same-sex marriage.&nbsp;</div><div>Congresssman Rodney Davis of Taylorville stands by Brady, saying he did a “good job” bringing the GOP together during the 2012 election season. &nbsp;Instead of focusing on inner-party politics, Davis says Republicans should focus on solving the problems that plague Illinois.</div><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:16:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3043 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman says Pat Brady should serve out term