Illinois Republican Party http://peoriapublicradio.org en Conservative activist Jack Roeser died http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/conservative-activist-jack-roeser-died <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Illinois Republican Party says longtime conservative activist Jack Roeser&nbsp;has died. The wealthy businessman spent years on the outside, fighting the party establishment.&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:52:55 +0000 Brian Mackey 24876 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Conservative activist Jack Roeser died 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