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  • Quinn couldn't get enough from Democratic base to hold off Rauner

     Quinn couldn't get enough from Democratic base to hold off Rauner
    In the toughest political fight of his life, Gov. Pat Quinn couldn't muster enough support from his all-important Democratic base in Chicago and Cook County even as Republican Bruce Rauner carved inroads into that territory. There were as many as 60,...
  • Quinn holds fleeting financial edge against Rauner

    Quinn holds fleeting financial edge against Rauner
    Finance reports filed Tuesday showed the distinct styles between the two major governor candidates: Republican Bruce Rauner, a wealthy first-time challenger who can tap deep pockets, is willing to raise and spend millions of dollars. Democratic Gov. Pat...
  • Thwarting Quinn, judge orders legislators paid -- with interest

    Thwarting Quinn, judge orders legislators paid -- with interest
    Dealt a loss in his attempt to wipe out lawmakers' paychecks, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will try to put the ruling on ice Friday as he attempts to kick up to the Illinois Supreme Court the legal question of whether his move was constitutional. Those...
  • Brady: Voters growing weary of Quinn's populist acts

    Brady: Voters growing weary of Quinn's populist acts
    State Sen. Bill Brady, a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor, said voters have grown weary of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's populist actions and want a leader who will "deal with reality." Brady, a Bloomington Republican who lost the 2010...
  • Rauner picks Wheaton City Council member as running mate

    Rauner picks Wheaton City Council member as running mate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday defended Archer Daniels Midland for requesting state tax breaks to move its headquarters to Chicago and blasted Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for tying the issue to legislative reform of the state's...
  • Rauner nearly doubles GOP governor foes fundraising

    Rauner nearly doubles GOP governor foes fundraising
    Wealthy equity investor Bruce Rauner has raised more than $3.3 million since he jumped into the Republican governor's race in March — nearly double the cash collected by three main rivals combined. State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard and state...
  • Hillary Clinton calls Quinn 'luckiest politician' after Daley drops out

    Hillary Clinton calls Quinn 'luckiest politician' after Daley drops out
    Even as Hillary Clinton declared him the "luckiest politician" in the world, Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday wasn't publicly exhaling about former challenger Bill Daley dropping out of the Democratic primary. Instead, Quinn said he expects to face a test...
  • Dillard bashes Chicago Democrats' control of state government

    Dillard bashes Chicago Democrats' control of state government
    Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard criticized Chicago Democrats’ control of state government Sunday and said geographic and partisan balance is needed to make sure all parts of Illinois are treated equally. Dillard, a state senator from...
  • Republican Sen. Dillard kicks off campaign for Illinois governor

    Republican Sen. Dillard kicks off campaign for Illinois governor
    State Sen. Kirk Dillard made official today his second consecutive bid for the Republican nomination for governor, blasting Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for what he called a lack of leadership on key issues. Speaking outside the Lakeview home where he...
  • Republican challenger to Durbin emerges

    Republican challenger to Durbin emerges
    A Republican challenger to Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin emerged Monday as a political newcomer and suburban business executive with a military background announced he’ll seek the GOP nomination next year. Doug Truax, managing partner and co-...
  • Lisa Madigan takes pass on governor's race

    Lisa Madigan takes pass on governor's race
    For months, Attorney General Lisa Madigan and her father, House Speaker Michael Madigan, brushed aside the notion that it would be a conflict of interest if she served as governor while he continued to run the General Assembly. But on Monday, she...