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  • 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.......
  • Rutherford edges toward Republican governor run

    Rutherford edges toward Republican governor run
    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Monday a decision on whether to run for the 2014 Republican nomination for governor is more a matter of when than if. Speaking to reporters after appearing at the City Club of Chicago, the first-term treasurer said...
  • Covering power in Illinois

    Covering power in Illinois
    The legislative and political season looms -- and so do the figures who hold sway in those arenas. Trib Nation talked with political reporter Rick Pearson about the cast of politicians assembled in Illinois' on-going political drama... Q: What makes...
  • Former DuPage chairman looking at state treasurer run

    Former DuPage chairman looking at state treasurer run
    Former DuPage County Board chairman Bob Schillerstrom said Wednesday that he has formed an exploratory committee as he weighs a bid for the Republican state treasurer nomination. Schillerstrom, 61, said his years of budgeting experience are well...
  • Republican Brady launches third try for Illinois governor

    Republican Brady launches third try for Illinois governor
    Republican state Sen. Bill Brady of Bloomington, who narrowly lost to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in 2010, kicked off a third bid for governor Wednesday contending he no longer is viewed as a regional Downstate candidate. Speaking at a downtown Chicago...
  • Wealthy Rauner launches exploration of Republican governor bid

    Wealthy Rauner launches exploration of Republican governor bid
    Wealthy Chicago businessman Bruce Rauner moved a step closer Tuesday toward a potential bid for the Republican governor nomination, filing papers to form an exploratory committee and launching a 60-day listening tour of the state. The venture capitalist...
  • Speaker Madigan: Daughter knew I wasn't going to retire

    Speaker Madigan: Daughter knew I wasn't going to retire
    When Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan publicly pulled the plug on a run for governor, she announced that she "never planned to run" for the state's top office as long as her father remained House speaker, given the inherent conflict. On Wednesday,...
  • Republican governor candidates make pitches at State Fair

    Republican governor candidates make pitches at State Fair
    SPRINGFIELD -- Out-of-power Republicans rolled out four candidates for governor at an Illinois State Fair rally Thursday that focused on regaining relevance by taking back the state's top job. The contenders come with resumes as varied as the flavors of...
  • Cook County Democrats endorse Quinn over Daley

    Cook County Democrats endorse Quinn over Daley
    Cook County’s top Democrats overwhelmingly endorsed incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn for re-election Friday in a repudiation of the primary challenge offered by an absent Bill Daley, the son and brother of two former mayors. Party leaders in the state&...
  • Rauner forms PAC to push term limits

    Rauner forms PAC to push term limits
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has formed a new political action committee to push term limits for state lawmakers, a move that could provide a financial and strategic assist to his bid for the state’s Executive Mansion. Documents...
  • Quinn defends release program after ex-inmate charged with murder

    Quinn defends release program after ex-inmate charged with murder
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday defended the Illinois Department of Corrections after an inmate who was released from prison early under a reworked good time credit program was charged with murder. The Democratic governor called the situation "tragic" but...