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Jim Edgar Will Vote For Bill Brady, But Won't Campaign For Him

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Illinois governor Jim Edgar, a widely respected moderate Republican, has been critical of his party's candidate for the state's highest office ...

Sarah Palin To Help Raise Money For Illinois Republicans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The campaign for Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk told the Chicago Tribune Tuesday that Kirk will not be attending the Sarah Palin fundra...

Bill Brady Wants To Lower The Minimum Wage In Illinois

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Brady, Republican candidate for Illinois governor, said today he will move to lower the state's minimum wage if elected in November. According t...

Bill Brady Did Not Pay Federal Income Taxes For The Past Two Years

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

These have been hard times for Bill Brady. But he finally released his tax returns today. It turns out that his family has suffered from the Great ...

Bill Brady: Ban Personal Use Of State Cars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady called for an end to personal use of state cars after two high-profile DUIs in the past week, NBC Chicag...

Libertarian For Governor Says Civil Rights Act Is Illegal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, third party candidates in both the race for Illinois governor and the race for President Obama's former Senate seat filed their petitions, ...

Scott Lee Cohen Says He Has 133K Signatures, More Than Enough To Qualify For Ballot (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scott Lee Cohen appears to have crossed an important threshold in his independent bid for governor of Illinois. At a press conference on Sunday, the ...

Local Pols Spar Over Releasing Tax Returns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: After days of pressure from his opponent Pat Quinn, Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady has agreed to release his tax returns from ...

Quinn, Brady Look To Illinois Chamber Of Commerce For Support

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn says when he gets the state budget from the Legislature, he'll spell out specific spending cuts. And he wants to do that by the end of ...

WATCH: Jeb Bush: People Blame My Brother For Their Sniffles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush was in Chicago Thursday showing his support for Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady--and also poking fun ...

Jeb Bush In Chicago Campaigning For Bill Brady

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is in Chicago today campaigning for Bill Brady--and Democrats are using his visit to slam the Republican gubernatorial ca...

Governor Pat Quinn Gets Boost from Human Rights Activists

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Quinn told me he will be fighting in trench-like warfare during the last eight weeks of the campaign when the election will be decided. Let's hope.

GOP Candidate For Illinois Governor: I Could Beat Obama If He Were Running Against Me

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's no secret in Illinois that Democratic Governor Pat Quinn has a bit of a popularity problem. With the budget mess, and his proposal to raise taxes...

Pat Quinn Gives Former Governor Jim Edgar Some Love (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It is no secret that former Republican Governor Jim Edgar is not a huge fan of Bill Brady. Edgar, who was the most well-liked (and least corrupt) Illi...

Bill Brady Won't Release Tax Returns; Pat Quinn Calls It Disappointing (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Breaking with a common practice among politicians, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady won't make his tax returns public this year. In a video rec...

Pat Quinn: Will Hire Campaign Manager 'After We're Finished Governing'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn is trailing by double-digits in the polls to a far-right Republican in a normally blue state. His opponent, Bill Brady, has taken c...

He's Winning The Race For Governor, But Does Illinois Know How Extreme Bill Brady Is?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady has been well ahead of Gov. Pat Quinn in the polls for some time now. Despite an incredibly close Republ...

Jim Edgar, Former Governor, Slams Bill Brady's Budget Again; Rallies For Immigration Reform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Illinois governor Jim Edgar -- the last man to leave the Governor's mansion without an indictment -- built a reputation during his tenure of pr...

Bill Brady, Barack Obama's Poker Buddy: 'Socialist With Everyone's Money But [His] Own'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Right now, the state of Illinois is getting to know Bill Brady, the upstart right-wing Republican for governor who's taken a double-digit lead over in...

Bill Brady Leads Pat Quinn In Another New Poll Of Illinois Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In another piece of ugly polling for Illinois Democrats, a new Rasmussen survey released Thursday gives Republican Bill Brady a significant lead in th...

WATCH: Republican Group Releases Ad Tying Pat Quinn To Blago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With jury selection in the Rod Blagojevich trial wrapping up, the main event in the three-ring corruption circus is about to begin. And Bill Brady, Re...

Far Right Wing Bill Brady Leads Gov. Quinn By 10% In New Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In another disheartening poll for Illinois Democrats, incumbent governor Pat Quinn fell well behind his Republican challenger Bill Brady in a recent s...

Bill Brady: Sheila Simon An 'Attorney-Academician,' Doesn't Understand Private Sector

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Brady took his first shots at the new Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Sheila Simon. The Chicago Tribune's Rick Pearson reported M...

Pat Quinn, Sheila Simon Travel The State Together

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn and his new running mate, Sheila Simon, are introducing themselves to as many voters as possible Monday. The pair are on a six-city fl...

Bill Brady's Race For Governor: 'The People In Chicago And The Suburbs Dont Know Him At All'

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Bill Brady made his way through a crowded ballroom at the Hilton on Michigan Avenue the other evening, heads did not turn to glimpse a political bi...