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Gloves are off -- GOP intraparty fight is on

CROWN POINT | Two factions of Lake County's Republican Party were sparring Tuesday while Democrats were not only sitting ringside for the event, but also playing referee.

June 17, 2014 9:09 am

Marriage, treasurer race divides GOP convention

FORT WAYNE | The party unity helping Hoosier Republicans win control of nearly every statewide elected office for the past decade is beginning to fracture.

June 07, 2014 1:49 pm
Former GOP official accused of voting as Dem

Former GOP official accused of voting as Dem

HAMMOND | Lake County Republicans say they are upset their one-time standard-bearer, George T. Janiec, voted as a Democrat in last month's primary.

June 05, 2014 7:12 pm

Get your facts in order before calling me a liar

Gene Wolfe of Lansing, I am not lying. While just the month or two after I made those statements about the GOP surrounding itself around confederate and Nazi flags, did not a Republican congressman come forth and say the same things about the Republican Party recently, running to get away fr…

May 30, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Fiscal restraint in Lake County, no fooling

MARC CHASE: Fiscal restraint in Lake County, no fooling

Who knew Lake County government could exercise a measure of fiscal restraint?

April 15, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Leadership is antidote for local GOP disorder

MARC CHASE: Leadership is antidote for local GOP disorder

It's clear the Lake County GOP needs some serious counseling for an acute case of split personality disorder.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: GOP township complaint worthy of 'dislike' button

MARC CHASE: GOP township complaint worthy of 'dislike' button

You better watch what and who you "Like" on Facebook. You never know who might use a simple tap of the mouse against you.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am

S'ville man named treasurer for Indiana Republican Party

Former state Rep. Dan Dumezich was named the new treasurer for the Indiana Republican Party.   

February 18, 2014 7:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Reform won't come from uncontested power

MARC CHASE: Reform won't come from uncontested power

Perhaps Lake County Republicans aren't endangered species after all. Maybe it's time to retract the characterization I've made in past columns of a minuscule number of conservatives wandering the region.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: National 'architect' offers local GOP blueprint

MARC CHASE: National 'architect' offers local GOP blueprint

Conventional wisdom dictates rampant political corruption radiating from certain members of a county political party — coupled with excessive government taxing and spending — should create the perfect environment for fresh faces to sweep into elected offices.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am
Ill. GOP leader wants end to 'name calling'

Ill. GOP leader wants end to 'name calling'

CHICAGO | Despite dismal showings at the polls in recent elections and a highly-publicized change in party leadership, the chairman of the Illinois Republican Party says the state GOP is "alive, well and being very, very active."

November 16, 2013 7:00 pm

These are GOP's weapons of mass destruction

Actual GOP weapons of mass destruction, not "imagined" WMDs:

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
Lake County GOP claims foothold getting stronger

Lake County GOP claims foothold getting stronger

While Republicans on the national scene take their lumps over their role in the federal government shutdown, Lake County conservatives are expressing optimism for a strengthening foothold in local politics.

October 12, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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Big GOP donors leaning to Rauner for 2014

CHICAGO | Anxious to clear a path back to the governor's office, some of the Illinois Republican party's deepest-pocketed donors are abandoning candidates they previously supported with five- and six-figure donations and directing their money to the only political newcomer in the race — vent…

August 18, 2013 8:30 pm
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The July 31 edition of the Roundtable begins with the AP's story on how former Indiana school superintendent Tony Bennett changed the grade of failing school run by a key Republican donor.

July 31, 2013 3:25 pm

New GOP members named to Lake County election board

CROWN POINT | Attorney William Fine on Saturday confirmed his appointment to the Lake County election board.

March 16, 2013 4:15 pm

Katz seeks spot as Lake County GOP chair

Lake County GOP Chairwoman Kim Krull said Saturday she is endorsing party member Allan Katz to succeed her as chair of the county Republican Party.

February 02, 2013 5:45 pm

Dernulc ponders run for GOP chairmanship

CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilman Dan Dernulc, D-Highland, said Tuesday he is exploring a run for chairmanship of the county Republican Party.

January 29, 2013 7:30 pm

Zoeller makes last Lake County push before elections

ST. JOHN | In an effort to push the Republican ticket before Tuesday, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller stopped by a local GOP headquarters.

October 31, 2012 7:09 pm

Romney can't relate to average working American

The GOP has been hijacked by the extremism of the Tea Party. The election will not be determined by the regular Republicans but by the Michelle Bachmanns, Sarah Palins and the Paul Ryans - those whom Bill Moyer called The Apocalytic Cult. They have no plans except nostalgia for the past.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am
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