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  • 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...
  • Dillard aids Brady, admits hopes slim

     
    From today's print edition: Dillard aids Brady, admits hopes slim Trailing in GOP governor race, he awaits vote totals By Rick Pearson, Tribune reporter Even as state Sen. Kirk Dillard still hopes a counting error will cut into state Sen.......
  • Duckworth won't make bid for lt. governor

     
    Tammy Duckworth, an assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, said today she was removing herself from consideration to be the Democratic nominee for Illinois lieutenant governor. “I made a commitment to President Obama and our...
  • Election boards send results on disputed GOP governor’s race to state today

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 5:30 a.m. Local election officials face a deadline today to submit their Feb. 2 primary vote totals to the state, amid increasing pessimism from state Sen. Kirk Dillard about his chances of overcoming the narrow......
  • Quinn says he's lobbied Iraq vet Duckworth to replace Cohen as running mate

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 11:45 a.m.; last updated at 4:09 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn today said he has encouraged Iraq military veteran Tammy Duckworth to pursue the vacant Democratic lieutenant governor nomination. “I think she’s a very formidable human....
  • Picking Cohen's replacement

     
    Now that Scott Lee Cohen has decided he can find better ways to spend the next nine months (and who knows how much of his money) than running for lieutenant governor, the Democratic Party has to choose someone else as......
  • Scott Lee Cohen's bad investment

     
    It would be presumptuous of me to advise Scott Lee Cohen to relinquish his spot on the Democratic ticket. After all, if I had paid a couple of million dollars for something, I wouldn't want to give it up. In......
  • Quinn says running mate hopefuls will be posted online

     
    UPDATED AT 3:10 p.m. -- where to apply for lt. governor job.; originally posted by Monique Garcia at 12:50 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn says the public will have a chance to vet his potential lieutenant governor running mates via a......
  • Illinois primary would be pushed back to March under measure Senate approved

     
    Posted by Michelle Manchir at 5:55 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- The Senate today approved pushing Illinois primary elections back to March following an experiment that first helped Barack Obama clear a path to the presidency in 2008 and then left Democrats......
  • Betty Loren-Maltese's attorney joins race to replace Scott Lee Cohen

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 2:25 p.m. A criminal defense attorney who represented former Cicero Town President Betty Loren-Maltese has joined the growing list of Democrats who want to succeed Scott Lee Cohen as the party's lieutenant governor candidate....