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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...

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 ...

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...

Constitution Change: Amendment Passes To Recall Governors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois constitution was changed last night, with an amendment swept in by a wide margin. Over two million voters approved a process for the pub...

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...

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...

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: 43% Brady (R), 39% Quinn (D) (Chicago Tribune 10/18-22)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chicago Tribune / WGN / Market Shares Corp. 10/18-22/10; 700 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews WGN release Illinois...

Rich Whitney Listed As 'Whitey' On Chicago Voting Machines

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney was mistakenly listed as "Rich Whi...

Illinois Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Illinois Governor? Democrat Pat Quinn faces off with Republican Bill Brady on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who you think will c...

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...

LISTEN: Brady Says Quinn Has Been 'Worse Than Gov. Blagojevich' At Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois gubernatorial candidates Bill Brady and Governor Pat Quinn debated yet again Sunday night--exchanging many of the same insults that Illinoisa...

Brady Still Giving Vague Answers About How He Would Fix Budget

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — If chosen to lead the state of Illinois, Bill Brady isn't sure whether he would cut health services expanded by previous governors. He...

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...

Bill Brady: The Most Anti-Woman Nominee to Ever Run for Illinois Governor

Terry Cosgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Terry Cosgrove

Brady is not your garden-variety downstate conservative. He is an extreme right-wing candidate and an activist leader in the fight to make abortion illegal, even in the case of rape or incest.

IL-Gov: 36% Brady (R), 35% Quinn (D) (DGA 9/23-26)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Global Strategy Group (D) for the DGA 9/23-26/10; 604 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (GSG release) Illinois 2010 ...

WATCH: Flood Of Third-Party Ads In Illinois Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ah, yes, October. Time for changing leaves, enormous pumpkins, and tens of millions of dollars in political advertising on the airwaves. Things are...

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: 46% Brady (R), 38% Quinn (D) (Rasmussen 10/4)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/4/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Illinois 2010 Governor 46% Brady (R), 38% Quinn...

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...