IL Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady to step down, reports say

[FILE] In this Nov. 9, 2009 file photo, Illinois Republican Chairman Pat Brady speaks at a news conference in Chicago. The Illinois Republican Party is releasing a report analyzing the problems behind its serious losses in the November 2012 elections. The report, similar to one recently released by the national GOP, comes at a time when the state party is particularly divided and debated ousting Brady as its chairman. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

May 6, 2013 8:25:12 PM PDT
Pat Brady, the leader of the Illinois Republican Party, is expected to resign Tuesday.

ABC 7 news partner The Daily Herald reports Brady's resignation will be effective immediately. The newspaper cites sources that indicate Brady is stepping down for personal and political reasons.

Calls to Brady were not answered.