Former state Rep. Dan Dumezich was named the new treasurer for the Indiana Republican Party.
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.
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.
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."
Actual GOP weapons of mass destruction, not "imagined" WMDs:
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.
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…
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.
CROWN POINT | Attorney William Fine on Saturday confirmed his appointment to the Lake County election board.
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.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilman Dan Dernulc, D-Highland, said Tuesday he is exploring a run for chairmanship of the county Republican Party.
ST. JOHN | In an effort to push the Republican ticket before Tuesday, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller stopped by a local GOP headquarters.
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.
I read with interest the letter titled "GOP has no plan, just vague opinions and ideas."
GRIFFITH | Republican-backed organizations from Griffith, Munster and Schererville host a picnic from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the Griffith Knights of Columbus, 1400 S. Broad St.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) spoke to local members of the Indiana Republican Party at their luncheon Monday.
Richard Mourdock spoke to his local supporters during the Indiana Republican Party luncheon.
SCHERERVILLE | A prominent local Republican who believes only Mitt Romney can return America to prosperity said Monday he will rule fairly about whether to eliminate one of Romney's conservative rivals from Indiana's May 8 GOP primary.
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CROWN POINT | Lake County's spring primary offers voters a buffet of races among veteran officials, perennial candidates and bright-eyed newcomers.
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