Leadership/Communications

Illinois: Land of Ideas and the Idealess

By John Biver

Imagine this scenario: a state in the union with a direction-less, idea-less, and principle-lacking Republican party. Now imagine that in that same state’s largest city resides the nation’s best state-level think tank. Can you conjure that…

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Newt Gingrich for U.S. Senate

By John Biver

This isn’t a request for Newt Gingrich to move to Illinois, but rather to visit. Republicans here are in desperate need of a little assistance, primarily from someone who can effectively articulate the Republican…

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The Need for Republican Outsourcing

By John Biver

Many Illinois Republicans are less than encouraged fourteen months into the reign of the new General Assembly leadership. Like fans unhappy with the performance of their team, they’re still awaiting evidence that the new…

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What U.S. Sen. Peter Fitzgerald Should Do

By John Biver

“I’m thinking about trying to make sure Peter has an opponent…I think we can do better than him.” — Illinois Republican Congressman Ray LaHood as quoted in the Chicago Sun-Times , November 25, 2002 referring…

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