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  • Quinn, Cohen clash in radio debate

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 9:45 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn and three less well-known candidates for governor traded jabs tonight during a forum on Chicago radio station WVAZ-FM, known as V-103. Republican Bill Brady, a state senator from Bloomington, skipped......
  • U.S. Senate, governor hopefuls end busy day in Chicago, suburbs

     
    Posted by Oscar Avila, Monique Garcia, Jeff Coen and David Heinzmann at 9:45 a.m.; updated at 8:50 p.m. The top candidates for U.S. Senate and governor ended a whirlwind day of last-minute campaigning back on familiar turf tonight. Democratic Gov.......
  • Quinn predicts victory in governor race

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia, Rick Pearson, David Heinzmann, Kristen Mack and David Kidwell at 6:30 p.m.; updated at 1:02 a.m. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn predicted victory early Wednesday as he clung to a narrow lead in the contest for governor,......
  • The Green Party blues

     
    Rich Whitney, the Green Party candidate for governor received about 100,000 votes, or 3 percent of the total. LeAlan Jones, the party's U.S. Senate nominee, got nearly 117,000 votes in the general election, also 3 percent of the total. Whitney's......
  • Scott Lee Cohen seeking state Senate seat held by Hendon

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 7:48 p.m. Failed governor candidate Scott Lee Cohen has set his sights on a seat in the Illinois Senate. He’s seeking the spot left open after controversial longtime West Side Sen. Rickey Hendon abruptly announced......
  • Collins to succeed Rickey Hendon in Illinois Senate

     
    Posted by Tribune staff at 1:51 p.m.; updated at 4:10 p.m. State Rep. Annazette Collins will replace Rickey Hendon representing Chicago's West Side in the Illinois Senate. Collins emerged after a series of applicants made their pitches to a Democratic.......
  • State Sen. Susan Garrett won't run for re-election

    State Sen. Susan Garrett won't run for re-election
    Democratic State Sen. Susan Garrett announced today that she will not seek another term in office, saying she’s had a fulfilling career representing the north suburbs but is ready to move on. Garrett, who lives in Lake Forest, will serve out the...
  • Madigan bill to dump lt. gov office advances

     
    Posted by Ray Long and Michelle Manchir at 10:55 a.m.; updated at 2:32 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- House Speaker Michael Madigan today advanced legislation aimed at eliminating the lieutenant governor's office in 2015, a response to embattled Chicago...
  • Quinn wants Simon for running mate, Turner still fighting

     
    UPDATE 3:20 p.m. by Monique Garcia: Quinn says Simon should be his running mate, but there are no guarantees. Gov. Pat Quinn today said he wants Sheila Simon, the daughter of the late Sen. Paul Simon, to be his running......
  • New Democratic team, Quinn and Simon, meet the public

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 12:04 p.m. Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Sheila Simon greeted commuters today at a Chicago train station, a campaign tradition that in this case comes nearly two months after the primary election.Gov. Pat Quinn...
  • Simon says desire to boost schools can bridge cultural divide

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 8:35 p.m. Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Sheila Simon of Carbondale acknowledged today she faces a learning curve in trying to lure independent and socially moderate women to vote for her and Gov. Pat Quinn in......