GALLERY: Illinois Residents Unleash Their Inner Republican at State Convention
Illinois Republicans bring their ideas and bling to the Tinley Park Convention Center to take on Barack Obama and Mike Madigan in November.
Anti-Obama shirts, Mitt Romney-bobbleheads and cardboard cutouts of Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln were in abundance.
Like pork, the other white meat, Illinois's Grand Old Party is hoping for another Scott Walker-type victory in Illinios in 2012.
READ PATCH COVERAGE of the Illinois Republican State Convention: