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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...

Bill Brady Concedes: 'Gov. Quinn Won This Race'

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn's quest to become the elected leader of Illinois was fulfilled Friday when his Republican challenger conceded the state...

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

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Election results still trickling in Thursday made it clear Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn won his extremely close bid for a full term, allowi...

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...

Bill Brady Won't Concede: Pat Quinn Maintains Narrow Lead In Illinois Governor Race

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady were stuck in limbo Wednesday instead of launching a transition or tackling one of...

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...

Illinois Election Roundup: Dems Lose Big, But Quinn Hanging On

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a long and tough night for Democrats in Illinois, but with results in two important races still too close to call, some are hanging on to hope....

Election Results: Coverage Of Governor, Senate and House Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

(Check our Live Blog for updates throughout the night as results come in.) Major races for U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives and the govern...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois Election Results And More

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Election news and results from throughout Illinois. Updated continuously throughout the evening. ...

PHOTOS: Illinois Votes, Turnout Stronger Than Expected

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Candidates and voters filled polling places in and around Chicago Tuesday--and turnout has been better than expected. "We had about 99 people in the...

Illinois Governor's Race: Pat Quinn And Bill Brady At Their Best, Worst

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before February, the race for Illinois governor was brutal. Impeached Governor Rod Blagojevich had been arrested, and people were looking for c...

Chicago Tea Party's Election Day Plans: 'Lock And Load'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, polling places in the city of Chicago and throughout the state opened their doors for citizens looking to their ballot...

Bill Brady: Schools Should Consider Foregoing Teacher Pay Raises

Quad-City Times | Mike Riopell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- State Sen. Bill Brady, the Republican candidate for governor, is taking heat from a teachers union over suggestions that school distric...

Midterm Madness: Pollsters Put Republicans On Top In Illinois

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Sunday morning, President Obama joined Governor Pat Quinn and Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias for breakfast at Valois Cafeteria in Hyde Park. Sp...

IL-Sen: 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias (D) (Fox/Pulse 10/30)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/30/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated telephone interviews (Pulse release) Illinois ...

IL-Sen: 47% Giannoulias (D), 44% Kirk (R) (YouGov 10/25-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-30/10; 784 likely voters Mode: Internet YouGov release Illinois 2010 Senate 47% Giannoulias (D), 44% Kirk (R) (chart) 2010 Governor 47...

WATCH: Quinn And Brady Bicker Through Final Governor's Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By: Deanna Bellandi CHICAGO (AP)-- The major party candidates for Illinois governor repeatedly questioned each other's honesty and competence Thursda...

Bill Brady Ads Pulled From Local Stations Due To Nonpayment

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Bill Brady campaign insists it still has plenty of cash, despite the fact that Chicago television and radio stations have reportedly been pulling ...

WATCH: Jason Plummer MOCKED By Jay Leno On 'Tonight Show'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A few months back, Republican candidate for Illinois Lieutenant Governor Jason Plummer made a painfully awkward appearance on "Chicago Tonight." Whil...

WATCH: Plummer Strays From Running Mate Brady On Abortion Issue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After his painfully awkward appearance on "Chicago Tonight" in April, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Jason Plummer returned to the show ...

WATCH: Bill Brady Deemed 'Phantom Of Illinois' In IEA Spoof

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Education Association has been campaigning against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady for months, saying that he will slash th...

IL-Gov: 44% Brady (R), 39% Quinn (D) (Fox/Pulse 10/23)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/23/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Fox release Illinois 2010 Governor 44% Bra...