Illinois republican Chairman Pat Brady
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 24, 2013

Gay Marriage Flap Could Cost Ill. GOP Chair His Job

Just weeks after the head of the Illinois Republican Party announced his support for same-sex marriage legislation, some state party bosses are moving forward with plans to oust the state GOP leader, the party chairman said Friday afternoon.


February 23, 2013

Obama Administration Urges Supreme Court To Rethink DOMA

The Obama administration is following through on its relatively new-found support of gay marriage. On Friday, the administration filed a legal brief with the Justice Department that urges the Supreme Court to strike down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act.


 Illinois republican Chairman Pat Brady
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
January 09, 2013

Illinois GOP Chair Rejects Calls to Resign

The head of Illinois’ Republican Party is staring down a revolt from some state party bosses after he bucked the official GOP line last week and urged state lawmakers to approve same-sex marriage.


January 04, 2013

Gay Marriage Supporters in Illinois Look to Next Session

Illinois moved one step closer to legalizing gay marriage on Thursday. A Senate panel sent the measure to the floor on a strict party-line vote, but some key absences meant there weren’t enough votes to pass it in the full Senate.


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