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Scalise tells Illinois Republicans they can come back Scalise tells Illinois Republicans they can come back

Scalise tells Illinois Republicans they can come back

One of the top Republican leaders in the U.S. House told the Illinois GOP Thursday that the state party can rebound, despite its devastating losses in the 2018 elections. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, was the keynote speaker at the Republican Day picnic at the fair, where the theme of the day was “Fight the Machine,” a reference to the Illinois Democratic Party.
Despite stark current reality, Republicans say state’s political pendulum due to swing right Despite stark current reality, Republicans say state’s political pendulum due to swing right

Despite stark current reality, Republicans say state’s political pendulum due to swing right

Leading Illinois Republicans acknowledged the stark political reality their party faces in the state at a joint breakfast of the state central committee and county chairmen’s association Thursday in Springfield, but said the state’s “aggressive progressive” swing to the left this year offers them an opportunity to rebound.
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