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RNC Refuses to Stand Up for Black Woman Running for Congress

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 12.16.2013 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

When the Republican National Committee ("RNC") needed to demonstrate some diversity on-stage at the 2004 Republican National Convention, Erika Harold was happy to help. But now when Erika Harold needs a little help, the RNC apparently can't be bothered.

GOP Officials Unite at State Fair -- in Snubbing Black Female Candidate

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

This was no innocent oversight. This was a deliberate snub by mostly old white men who are bitter over the fact this highly accomplished woman of mixed race won't listen to them.

GOP Official Resigns After Racially Charged Attack

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

An Illinois GOP official has resigned from his post after sending a racially charged email attacking a black female congressional candidate. Jim A...

Republican Official Targets GOP Candidate In Racially Charged Rant

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

An Illinois Republican Party chairman apologized Wednesday after unleashing a racially charged attack on a black female congressional candidate. I...

Republicans Finally Get Some Good News With Erika Harold Candidacy

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Doug Ibendahl

If Erika Harold prevails she would become the first female African-American Republican congressman in American history. There have been black male Republican congressmen, but never a black woman on the GOP side from any state.

Campaign 2014: Rauner rips unions; Stantis cartoon: Quinn's failed summit; Reboot Illinois Daily Tip-Off

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

CAMPAIGN 2014 Chicago billionaire Bruce Rauner came out swinging against public sector unions as he officially entered the race for governor on Wednes...

Former Miss America To Run For Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Former Miss America Erika Harold is set to run for Congress in 2014, mounting a primary challenge against Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) in Illinois' 13th...

Party Hack Behind IL GOP Money Transfer Scheme Gets Nod for Congress

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

Rodney Davis was chosen Saturday to replace retiring Congressman Tim Johnson on the ballot this November.

Will the Illinois GOP Confirm There's a War on Women?

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 07.09.2012 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

If the County Chairmen ignore the pressure they are surely getting from the usual suspects and failed establishment players, the Illinois GOP may soon have a great story to tell for a change.

Former Miss America One Step Closer To U.S. House Nomination

Posted 05.09.2012 | Chicago

A former Miss America's U.S. House bid gained traction this week as the Ivy League-educated former beauty queen was named as one of four finalists for...

PHOTOS: Former Miss America Might Run For Office

Posted 04.24.2012 | Chicago

When veteran Illinois U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson dropped his re-election bid earlier this month, a slew of area politicians and businessmen threw their hat...