Kitchen Getting Hot for Former State GOP Chairman & Now GOP Platform Committee Member Pat Brady

Read the whole story at Illinois Review. The headline is BREAKING: FORMER IL GOP CHAIRMAN JUST TEXTED “F**K U” TO 6TH CD CONSTITUENT Contact information for Platform Committee member Pat Brady from Peter Roskam’s 6th District: (312) 972-7348 and pbradynxtg[email protected] Roskam did … Continue reading

Social Issue Conflict Coming at State GOP Convention Friday

The following is reprinted from the Illinois Family Institute email. Congressman Peter Roskam’s State Central Committeeman Brian Colgan and the man he appointed to the Platform Committee to represent the Algonquin Township part of Roskam’s 6th congressional district plan to … Continue reading

Joe Walsh Calls for Pat Brady to Step Down as State Republican Party Chairman

A statement from former Congressman Joe Walsh: This morning former Congressman Joe Walsh released a statement in regards to the current state of the Illinois Republican Party and its chairman. “Two weeks ago, I publicly called on Pat Brady to … Continue reading

BGA Takes on Excessive Number of Local Governments, Lack of Legislative Competition

The following BGA piece, first published in the Chicago Sun-Times on June 1st, is reprinted with permission of the Better Government Association. Local Government Has Obesity Problem Public agencies need a crash diet, with unnecessary units of government eliminated and … Continue reading

Dump Jack Franks = Dump Mike Madigan

That could have been the campaign theme against Democratic Party State Rep. Jack Franks this year if the McHenry County Republican Party had fielded a candidate. Playing into what is going to be a campaign to demonize Democratic House Speaker … Continue reading

Danielle Rowe Supporter Endorses Dave McSweeney

Exhibit A in the case that Precinct Committeemen can make a difference for the candidates they endorse is Fox River Grove’s Andrew Gasser. Turnout was up substantially. The high space expert (see Tea Party in Space) was elected Republican Precinct … Continue reading

Every Democrat is a Vote for Mike Madigan for Speaker

That’s what I heard Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady say on WBBM radio the Monday after the State Convention in Tinley Park. I went searching for the exact words on Chicago News 780, but couldn’t find it. Even so, … Continue reading

Auditioning at the State GOP Convention to be Illinois’ Scott Walker

John Kass lamented the lack of an Illinois Scott Walker last Thursday. He certainly is asking the right question: “Where is Illinois’ Scott Walker?” I was tempted to prepare a sign to affix to me chest asking. “Are you the … Continue reading

Teapot Boiling in Wisconsin, 63rd District Fire Doused with Kool-Aid in McHenry County

There must be a dam at the Illinois-Wisconsin border. The water from Wisconsin’s boiling tea kettle didn’t spill over the state border last Saturday when the McHenry County Republican Party decided no candidate against Jack Franks was better than Tea … Continue reading

Kane County Board Candidate Geneva Mayor Burns Uses City Email for Campaign

Into my inbox yesterday dropped over a hundred pages of email exchanges between Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and others. A combination of official and campaign emails for Burns show up in the following exchange after the campaign learned that Congressman … Continue reading

McHenry County Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature State GOP Chairman

February 18th is the McHenry County Republican Central Committee’s Lincoln Day Dinner. There will be two speakers this year, Illinois Republican State Chairman Pat Brady and Congressman Randy Hultgren. There is a cryptic note at the bottom of the invitation … Continue reading

Change Being Considered for GOP Presidential Delegate Selection Process

The headline is boring, but the change being considered could take away your right to vote for the delegates of your choice for the Republican Presidential Nominating Convention. Thanks to Illinois Review for pointing the way, and as its Editor … Continue reading

Duffy Urges Attendance at Wed. Night Nunda Township GOP Event

An email to McHenry County Republicans from State Senator Dan Duffy: Subject: Illinois GOP Chairman, Pat Brady, meeting in Nunda Township this Wednesday The grass roots ground war against the TAX and SPEND DEMOCRATS kicks off right here in McHenry … Continue reading

Illinois State Republican Chairman Speaking in Crystal Lake Wednesday, August 31st

A press release from the Nunda Township Republican Party: Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady to Speak at Nunda GOP Meeting  Pingree Gove, IL:  The Nunda Township Republican Central Committee Chairman Brent Smith has announced that Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat … Continue reading

Carol Marin Notes Illinois GOP Transition

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Carol Marin notes the replacement of Republican National Committeeman Bob Kjellander by former Washington-based Assistant U.S. Attorney Pat Brady, a resident of St. Charles. She explains Kjellander’s and his fellow Springfielder Bill Cellini’s connection to the Tony … Continue reading

Carol Marin Notes Illinois GOP Transition

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Carol Marin notes the replacement of Republican National Committeeman Bob Kjellander by former Washington-based Assistant U.S. Attorney Pat Brady, a resident of St. Charles. She explains Kjellander’s and his fellow Springfielder Bill Cellini’s connection to the Tony … Continue reading

Republicans Elect Pat Brady to Replace Bob Kjellander as Illinois Republican National Committeeman

“I pledge to you that reform of the position of Republican National Committeeman of the great State of Illinois starts today,” said Kane County’s Pat Brady to Illinois Republican Party Convention delegates in Decatur Saturday. “I know a lot about … Continue reading