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My Top Quotes in Illinois This Week

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

I took their triumph as a sign of hope for Chicago and the state of Illinois that improvement in an organization, whether it is a hockey team or a government, is possible.

Daley raises $800k, demands campaign reform; Poll: Rutherford leads GOP pack; Government golden parachutes you pay for

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

2014 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Daley tweeted Sunday night that he has raised $800,000 since announcing his candidacy three weeks ago. He...

Check Out Our Illinois Buzz-Meter 2014!

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.26.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Social media made the difference in both of Barack Obama's presidential campaigns. We think it'll be a major factor in the 2014 race for Illinois governor.

Bill Brady Hopes Third Time's The Charm In Bid For Governor

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

When it comes to running for governor of Illinois, state Senator Bill Brady hopes three is the magic number. Wednesday, the Bloomington-based Repub...

Will Bill Brady learn from his 2010 loss?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.25.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

State Sen. Bill Brady, who lost to Gov. Pat Quinn in the 2010 race for governor by a razor-thin margin, is giving it another try. Brady, R-Bloomingto...

Campaign 2014: Bill Brady is in again; Quinn to Illinois: I'll veto weak pension bill; Prediction: Lisa won't run

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.25.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

BRADY IS IN... AGAIN State Sen. Bill Brady lost one of the closest races for governor in history in 2010: He was defeated by fewer than 32,000 votes, ...

Reboot Illinois introduces "2014" section: All 2014 election news all the time

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.24.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

INTRODUCING 2014: The race for governor in 2014 is loaded with issues critically important to the state's future: What will happen with the state's in...

Campaign 2014: Rauner rips unions; Stantis cartoon: Quinn's failed summit; Reboot Illinois Daily Tip-Off

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

CAMPAIGN 2014 Chicago billionaire Bruce Rauner came out swinging against public sector unions as he officially entered the race for governor on Wednes...

Cardinal: Catholic Hospitals, Universities May Close Over Birth Control Mandate

Posted 02.29.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Francis George on Sunday threatened that, because the Catholic Church "is being told she must 'give up'" its religious fre...

Rape Victim Offended By Catholic Bishops' Criticism

Posted 01.07.2012 | Chicago

Last week, Cardinal Francis George joined a group of Illinois bishops in condemning Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's planned speech at a pro-choice event...

Quinn Defends Speech At Pro-Choice Event Following Catholic Criticism

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

Catholic groups in Illinois have joined Cardinal Francis George in slamming Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for his decision to present a pro-choice leade...

Quinn Admits Thousands Of Layoffs, Facility Closures Coming Soon

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on Tuesday admitted that the reports about thousands of state employee layoffs and facility closures across the state shor...

WATCH: Quinn Calls Former Opponent 'Scott Walker On Steroids'

Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

Last year, Pat Quinn narrowly won the Illinois gubernatorial race after a rather nasty campaign season. Though his approval ratings were grim and the ...

Pro-Choice Leader's Appointment Draws Flak From State GOP

Posted 06.08.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Republicans are crying foul over Governor Pat Quinn's appointment of the head of a pro-choice political group to a spot on the Human Rights C...

Pat Quinn: Bill Brady Would Rather LGBT People Not Exist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the final week before Election Day, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn continues to reach out to Illinois gay population, hoping to highlight the stark differ...

Illinois Governor's Race: Quinn, Brady, Whitney Spar Over Budget

Chicago Sun-Times | eNews Park Forest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The leading gubernatorial candidates sparred Thursday over Illinois' dire fiscal situation with Gov. Quinn accusing GOP rival Bill Brady of not having...

What Would Brady Do Differently? 'Win.'

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When asked by a reporter what he would do differently if he could start his campaign over again, Brady answered, "Win." Brady went on to say he wasn'...

PHOTOS: Quinn, Brady Meet At Manny's For Sandwich Summit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn, who narrowly retained his seat after a tough campaign against Republican Bill Brady, met his former opponent for lunch Tuesday at ...

Bill Brady Shows Up At Right Nation Event, Glenn Beck Says Tea Party Will 'Set Things Right'

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fresh off a week of stunning Republican primary victories, several thousand exuberant and newly-empowered tea party followers descended on the Sears C...

Are Democrats Working To Elect Bill Brady?

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A friend called to tell me that Democrats are secretly supporting conservative Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady because they predict he'l...

Illinois Election Results: Pat Quinn Defeats Bill Brady After An Ugly Campaign Season

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two days after the election, the Associated Press has declared that Governor Pat Quinn will be keeping his job. An AP analysis of uncounted votes fro...

Illinois Election Results: Pat Quinn Defeats Bill Brady In 2010 Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has narrowly defeated his Republican challenger. An AP analysis of uncounted votes from absentee and ot...

Bill Brady Voter: 'I Wish Cook County Would Just Secede From Illinois'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CORRECTION: The original version of this story indicated that Bill Brady said he wished Cook County would secede from Illinois. In fact, a Bill Brady ...

Did Scott Lee Cohen Save Pat Quinn's Career?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Brady has announced that he won't concede the Illinois governor's race any time soon. But with incumbent governor Pat Quinn holding an 8,000-vote...

PHOTOS: Candidates Vote, Celebrate And Concede

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For some, Tuesday was a day of relief and celebration. For others, it was a day of great loss. In any case, it was Democracy. Voter turnout in Chica...