Pat Brady 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 Sandack removes name from consideration to become next Il GOP Chairman http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/sandack-removes-name-consideration-become-next-il-gop-chairman <p></p><div>A Republican Illinois lawmaker who supports gay marriage is taking his name out of the running to be the next state GOP chairman. IPR’S Alex Keefe reports.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Representative Ron </span>Sandack<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> &nbsp;was one of nine candidates looking to replace the party’s former chairman. Pat Brady resigned last week following a controversy stemming from his public support of gay marriage.</span></div><div> Thu, 16 May 2013 12:37:50 +0000 Denise Molina & Alex Keefe 5690 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Sandack removes name from consideration to become next Il GOP Chairman Head of Illinois Republican Party steps down http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/head-illinois-republican-party-steps-down <p></p><div>The head of the Illinois Republican Party has resigned. Chairman Pat Brady’s public support of same-sex marriage had sparked controversy among GOP leaders.&nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:48:08 +0000 Denise Molina 5179 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Head of Illinois Republican Party steps down State Republican Party chair cancels major fundraiser http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-republican-party-chair-cancels-major-fundraiser <p></p><p style="margin-top: 0.4em; margin-bottom: 0.8em; color: rgb(62, 87, 112); font-family: 'Helvetica neue', Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; text-align: left; background-color: rgb(249, 249, 249); ">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:58:30 +0000 Alex Rusciano 1530 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State Republican Party chair cancels major fundraiser