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Republican GOP Elects New Members

Republican GOP Elects New Members

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Six of the seven members of the Republican state central committee who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady over his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.

Republican officials across the state elected a new crop of state central committee members this week.

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