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Illinois GOP Convention Discusses Trump, Same-Sex Issues

Illinois Republicans discussed many topics in Peoria at their 2016 convention over the weekend.


Party leaders called for party unity behind the November GOP ticket, despite rarely mentioning presumptive nominee Donald Trump’s name. They also have a resounding, but divisive, answer to whether the state party platform includes an acceptance of same-sex marriages.