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Illinois Governor 2010

Scott Lee Cohen Admits He Doesn't Have Answers To State Budget Crisis

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An independent candidate for Illinois governor doesn't just admit that he can't spell out how he would solve the state's problems. He ...

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 ...

Independent Voters Stampede to GOP, Dragging Down National Democrats, Governor Pat Quinn

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Governor Pat Quinn is looking more and more like a casualty of independents' pitched forks.

IL-Gov: 42% Brady (R), 41% Quinn (D) (PPP 10/16)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling 10/14-16/10; 557 Likely voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP PDF) Illinois 2010 Governor 42% Brady (R), 41...

IL-Gov: 45% Brady (R), 37% Quinn (D) (Rasmussen 10/20)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen Reports 10/20/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone interview (Rasmussen release) Illinois 2010 Governor 45% Br...

BRUTAL Ad Accuses Candidate Of Supporting Mass Dog Euthanasia

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) has brought out the big guns, brandishing a cringe-worthy attack ad on GOP challenger Bill Brady that highlights his prior...

Quinn: Civil Unions Could Happen This Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Eighteen months after its western neighbor stood up for gay marriage, Illinois may be close to legalizing civil unions for same-sex couples. In April...

Still No Tax Returns, Jason?

suntimes.com | CHICAGO ARGUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jason Plummer wants to be our next lieutenant governor. But the wealthy, first-time Republican candidate from Edwardsville seemed irritated when press...

After Slamming Quinn For Borrowing, Brady Mulls Record $50B Loan

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican governor candidate Bill Brady has been blasting Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for taxing, spending and borrowing, but today Brady refused to ru...

Bill Brady: Let Schools Teach Creationism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Where does Bill Brady stand on evolution and creationism? As Election Day approaches, Brady, the Republican candidate, holds a lead in most polls of ...

Where Are The Jobs At Scott Lee Cohen's Job Fairs?

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHERRY VALLEY, Ill. — Martina Love had two words to describe the job fair hosted Tuesday by Scott Lee Cohen, the independent candidate for Illin...

IL-Gov: 43% Quinn (D), 37% Brady (R) (Suffolk 10/3)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Suffolk University 9/30/10 - 10/3/10; 500 likely voters, 4.4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interviews (Suffolk Univ. release) Illinois 2010 Gove...

IL-Gov: 39% Quinn (D), 38% Brady (R) (WGN/Tribune 9/24-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WGN / Chicago Tribune by Market Shares Corp. 9/24-28/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Tribune release) Illi...

Gloves Come Off Fast In First Governors Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and his Republican challenger, Bill Brady, met for their first public debate on Wednesday morning. And it took all of a fe...

WATCH: 'Who Is This Guy?' Quinn Hits 'Millionaire' Brady With New Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Facing long odds in his election campaign against an upstart Republican challenger, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has released a new ad with a distinctl...

Gov. Quinn's Chief Of Staff Steps Down Amid Ethics Probe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With 23 percent approval ratings, a crippling state deficit and a 9-point lag in the race for governor, Pat Quinn has had a rough few months. And on S...

WATCH: Minuteman Project Leader Blasts Bill Brady On Immigration

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Compared to most of the Illinois electorate, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady is significantly more conservative on many issues. Brady op...

NOT EVEN CLOSE: Brady Leads Quinn By 13 Points In Latest Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new poll released Thursday showed the Republican candidate for Illinois governor leading the incumbent Democrat by the widest margin of any poll to ...

The 'Great Recession' For Most Of Illinois, Pay Raises For Quinn's Staff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Early last month, the Associated Press released a damaging report that Governor Pat Quinn handed out hefty pay raises to 35 staffers as the state was ...

Brady's Impossible Claim: 'I Will Balance The State's Budget In The First Year'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Republican candidate for Illinois governor appears to be backing away from an astonishing claim he made yesterday in the western part of the state...

Cook County Dems Try Linking Bill Brady To GOP Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Female Democratic leaders turned up the heat on Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady at a press conference on Friday, pressuring him over a g...

Quinn's Chatty Budget Director: Tax Hike Will Be Bigger Than Previously Reported

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn is not having a good day. First, yet another poll was released that shows Republican Bill Brady leading Quinn 44-37. Then, the go...

Quinn Signs Bill Sponsored By Brady, Aimed At Early Release Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law Monday that was sponsored by his opponent in the Illinois governor's race, a bill that was designed to draw ...

Quinn Orders Furlough Days After Pay-Raise Flap

suntimes.com | eNews Park Forest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After two weeks of controversy over his decision to give 35 top staff members raises averaging 11.4 percent even as the state faces a budget crisis, G...

Scott Lee Cohen Challenges Dismissed; Quinn 'Not Afraid' Of His Candidacy

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Independent candidate Scott Lee Cohen has likely secured himself a spot on the November ballot. The state board of elections threw out the remaining...