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  • Now that the polls are closed, here are predictions, yours, mine and ours

     
    UPDATED IN RED. 11 p.m. PROJECTED WINNERS IN RED Here are the questions we asked in our Common Sense Caucus pre-election survey, including my best guesses, Kristen McQueary's best guesses and the collective best guesses of readers/viewers (R/V) by...
  • Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field

    Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field
    “In 2013, annual average unemployment rates declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in two states, and were unchanged in five states.” — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Feb. 28, 2014. Nobody who lives here can be...
  • Instant democracy: Just add choices and count

     
    "One of the things we need to consider if we keep having these multicandidate races where nobody gets all that many votes and gets the nomination, maybe think about a runoff in Illinois.".... former Gov. Jim Edgar, speaking on WGN-Ch.......
  • Brady vote on tax subsidies raises ethics issue

    Brady vote on tax subsidies raises ethics issue
    State Sen. Bill Brady voted in November for tax subsidies that helped revive his family's struggling real estate investment in a central Illinois town, raising issues of potential conflict of interest as Brady seeks the Republican nomination for governor....
  • Rauner spends $3.2 million on ads at end of 2013

    Rauner spends $3.2 million on ads at end of 2013
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner poured $3.2 million into advertising during the final three months of last year, far outraising and outspending his three rivals for the March 18 nomination, campaign disclosure reports show.   The reports show...
  • Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut

    Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut
    Republican governor hopeful Kirk Dillard on Monday rolled out a plan to reduce the state gas tax and borrow money to repair roads and bridges, but the candidate was unable to offer much in the way of specifics and contradicted himself on exactly what he...
  • GOP hopeful Rauner details term limits push

    GOP hopeful Rauner details term limits push
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday launched his petition drive for a constitutional amendment to put in place term limits for lawmakers, cut the size of the Illinois Senate and make it more difficult for legislators to override a veto...
  • Daley decision shakes up governor race

     Daley decision shakes up governor race
    Democrat Bill Daley's decision to quit the governor's race provided a measure of clarity Tuesday for both political parties heading into the 2014 elections. Democrats get a measure of unity, no longer having to worry about significant primary contests...
  • Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal

    Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal
    Back in 1996, Atlanta-based dental insurer CompDent Corp. bought an Illinois competitor called Dental Care Plus Management Corp., a seemingly run-of-the mill business deal that would be long forgotten if it weren't now reverberating through the Republican...
  • Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Rauner jumps out to lead

    Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Rauner jumps out to lead
    Winnetka venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has jumped out to a big lead in the Republican race for governor after spending millions of dollars on television ads to introduce himself to Illinois voters, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll found. The survey showed...
  • Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate

    Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate
    The four Republican candidates for governor intensified their attacks against each other during a Thursday night debate as they tried to convince primary voters of their electability come the fall with the primary election less than three weeks away....