06/10/2012 12:49 pm ET

Republicans Embrace 'Party Time' in Tinley Park

Illinois Republicans from far and wide are flooding the Tinley Park Convention Center this weekend.

Some are showing to participate in workshops, vote on party issues and elect committeemen and women. Others simply want to learn about the political process or to experience their first convention. Coordinators have said they expect several thousand people to file in and out of the center during these two days—the most of whom are expected to congregate there on Saturday.

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