Republican convention http://northernpublicradio.org en A Future Election Gets Attention During The Storm Hiatus http://northernpublicradio.org/post/future-election-gets-attention-during-storm-hiatus <p>Illinois delegates to the Republican National Convention in Florida will finally get down to party business today.</p><p>When the GOP canceled most activities Monday due to Tropical Storm Isaac, delegates and politicos had plenty of time for speculation about another election … the election for Illinois governor in 2014.<br> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 15:18:51 +0000 WNIJ 17467 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois delegates find different purposes in conventions http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-delegates-find-different-purposes-conventions <p>Though Hurricane Isaac successfully delayed the official start of the <a href="http://www.gopconvention2012.com/">Republican National Convention</a> in Tampa on Monday, the spirit and excitement of the delegates attending the convention has not been dampened.</p><p>Some Republicans already may be thinking a couple of years beyond the event.</p><p>Also thinking ahead are Illinois Democrats, as they prepare for the <a href="http://www.demconvention.com/">Democratic National Convention</a> in Charlotte, N.C.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:04:12 +0000 Jane Denison Furness 17410 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois delegates find different purposes in conventions WNIJ And NPR Cover The Democratic National Convention http://northernpublicradio.org/post/wnij-and-npr-cover-democratic-national-convention <p><strong>UPDATE:&nbsp;WNIJ's and NPR's coverage of the DNC's final night starts at 7pm. Listen and join the live online chat.</strong></p><p></p><p><iframe src='http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v5.aspx?Id=57818&ThemeId=6643' width='355' height='1000' frameborder='0' style='border: 1px solid #000'></iframe></p><p></p><p>Coverage of the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, North Carolina concludes tonight.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:26:27 +0000 WNIJ 16886 at http://northernpublicradio.org WNIJ And NPR Cover The Democratic National Convention