By Abdon M. Pallasch
Sun-Times Political Reporter
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Republican Presidential nominee John McCain will attend a post-convention campaign fund raiser Monday evening in Chicago.
While lllinois is heavily favored to go for Democrat Barack Obama in November, it is still a major source of Republican money.
Though McCain is taking public funds for his general election bid, he can still headline events to benefit the Republican National Committee's Victory Fund, which bolsters the presidential ticket.