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Illinois Governors Race 2014

Some Dems Say They'll Back GOP Gubernatorial Candidate In Illinois

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, March 20 (Reuters) - Democratic activist Newton Minow, who served in the Kennedy administration, appeared ...

Venture Capitalist Emerges As GOP Primary Favorite, But Far Tougher Fight Looms

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, March 15 (Reuters) - Wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has used $6 million of his own money to help ...

GOP Eyes Big Opportunity In Illinois Governor's Race

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski and Edith Honan March 7 (Reuters) - Illinois, the longtime home of President Barack Obama, has chosen Democrats for...

Ex-Employee Claims GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Sexually Harassed Him

Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

A former high-level employee of Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford went public Monday with allegations that the Republican gubernatorial candidate sexu...

Bruce Rauner Abruptly Reverses Course On Lowering Minimum Wage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

In a stunning reversal, Illinois billionaire and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says he supports increasing the state's minimum wage ...

Hillary Clinton: Gov. Quinn The 'Luckiest Politician' In America

Posted 09.19.2013 | Chicago

While in Chicago for a charity fundraiser Wednesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton indicated she's been keeping an eye on Illinois politic...

Daley's Officially In For Illinois Gov Race

Posted 07.30.2013 | Chicago

Early Tuesday, Bill Daley kicked the "exploratory" label to the curb and announced via his campaign website he was going all-in for the 2014 Democrati...

NYC Mayor Backs Daley For Illinois Governor

Posted 07.02.2013 | Chicago

Why is a New York mayor talking to you about the next governor of Illinois? In a video released Monday (embedded), New York City's Mayor Michael Bl...

Illinois Treasurer Says He'll Seek GOP Nod For Governor

Posted 06.05.2013 | Chicago

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has officially thrown his hat into the ring for the 2014. The 58-year-old from Pontiac announced Sunday he will ...

Speculation Swirls In Lead-Up To 2014 Race For Governor

Posted 01.22.2013 | Chicago

The 2014 race of Illinois governor is still a long way off, but that hasn't stopped several would-be candidates from declaring, teasing and otherwise ...