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  1. Z returnsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

    If you were worried that House Republican Leader Jim Durkin wasn't taking his primary race seriously enough, think again. As you already may know, Leader Durkin is being challenged by Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub, who has backing from conservative activist Dan Proft and Operating Engineers Union Local 150.


  2. Local 150 and Dan Proft: The enemy of my enemy is my friendRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Operating Engineers Union Local 150 is making good on its threat to back a Republican primary opponent against House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. The union local's president, Jim Sweeney, told me he had about a dozen members in Durkin's district passing nominating petitions for Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub a couple of weekends ago.


  3. Oppo dumpRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Mickey Straub, the village president of Burr Ridge, says he's challenging House Republican leader Jim Durkin of Western Springs in the March primary. And when you contemplate a primary bid against a sitting legislative leader, things you wrote in the past can quickly come bubbling back up.


  4. Caption contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    "The support and energy of this crowd reinforces what we already know: Illinois is on the wrong path, the Republican Party has lost its way and we need new leadership in Springfield," said candidate Mickey Straub. "Everyone here recognizes that career politicians like Jim Durkin and Mike Madigan have hurt the state with yet another tax hike.


  5. ILGOP: "When Republicans are fighting each other, Mike Madigan wins"Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Illinois House Republican leader Jim Durkin could be getting a challenge in the March primary, a reflection of the continued and deepening turmoil within the state GOP. Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub said Monday that while he has long thought about running for higher office, the "icing on the cake" came when several Republicans joined with Democrats in July to enact an income tax hike and budget package over GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto.


  6. *** UPDATED x1 - Proft "excited" about candidate ***...Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    From a press release After Republicans in the General Assembly partnered with Michael Madigan to pass a 32% income tax hike, Mickey Straub, a small business owner and Mayor, today announced his Republican candidacy for State Representative in the 82nd district. "State government should be cutting taxes, reducing spending, and opening the doors to businesses and families, not the reverse.


  7. Another longshot Dem candidate announces gubernatorial bidRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Dividing the State of Illinois into extra states, specifically 4 separate independent states. We should do this to increase our political power at the Federal level and in the Electoral College.


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