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Illinois Governor 2010

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...

Obama Endorsed Sheila Simon In 2007 Mayoral Race (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama's old Senate seat looks to be one of the most hotly contested races in 2010. But the President was keeping his distance from the state of...

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 Voted For Law That Benefited His Real Estate Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An interview with Bill Brady in Sunday'sChicago Tribune revealed an apparent conflict of interest in a law that Brady voted for three times. The Repu...

GOP Lt. Governor Candidate Refuses To Release Tax Returns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Brady, the Republican candidate for Illinois governor, announced one month ago that he wouldn't release his tax returns for media scrutiny, argui...

Governor Quinn, Speaker Madigan Hit Bill Brady On Unions; Brady Responds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Pat Quinn is out to make unions a major issue in the gubernatorial campaign. At a meeting of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Qui...

New Independent Candidate Joins The Already Crowded Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois governor's race might seem like a crowded field already. The major parties have fielded incumbent Pat Quinn and state senator Bill Brady;...

Pat Quinn On 'Chicago Tonight': Defends Tax Hike, Asks Legislators To Act (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

From the moment Governor Pat Quinn's interview started on Monday's "Chicago Tonight," he knew it wasn't going to be easy. "Governor Quinn, welcome ba...

Bill Brady, Republican Primary Opponents Hold Campaign Rally (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To show party unity, Bill Brady's primary opponents came to support him at his rally on Sunday, kicking off his gubernatorial campaign. Brady won the...

Bill Brady Budget: Still No Detailed Budget Plan From GOP Governor Candidate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week, Gov. Pat Quinn gave a speech announcing his plan to solve Illinois's budget crisis. Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney also r...

WATCH: Bill Brady Releases First TV Ad In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Brady has launched the first volley in the Battle of Chicagoland. The Republican candidate for governor bought a 30-second spot on Chicago broad...

Illinois Governor 2010: Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Illinois Governor's race below. Email TwitterLists2010+ILGov@gmail.com if you know someone who s...

WATCH: Scott Lee Cohen Names Baxter Swilley Running Mate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Independent gubernatorial candidate Scott Lee Cohen announced former campaign staffer Baxter Swilley as his running mate on Wednesday with an interest...

Pat Quinn Hires Ben Nuckels As Campaign Manager

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Three months after winning a heated Democratic primary, Governor Pat Quinn has hired a campaign manager for his general election battle against Repub...

Bill Brady Proposed Borrowing For Pensions, Now Calls It 'Digging The Hole Deeper'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady appeared on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" on Monday. And for the second time in as many days, he reversed him...

Rich Whitney, Green Party Governor Candidate, Announces Budget Proposals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rich Whitney, the Green Party candidate for Illinois governor, announced his proposal to balance the state budget on Thursday. The announcement comes...

Pat Quinn Budget Address: Bill Brady Budget 'Heartless And Naive'

Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While urging Illinoisans to keep the faith, and slipping in a proposal for raising taxes, Pat Quinn took a few moments in his annual budget address We...

Bill Brady: Minimum Wage Is 'Government Intrusion'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"I think supply and demand in the marketplace determines the rate of minimum wage," then-freshman state senator Bill Brady said in 2003. "I don't thin...

Rich Whitney, Green Party Governor Candidate: Tribune's Coverage Is 'Unacceptable'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rich Whitney, the Illinois Green Party's candidate for Governor, demands to be taken more seriously. In 2006, Whitney overcame a vigorous challenge b...

Quinn Reviews Blagojevich-Era Contracts In Budget Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an effort to cut spending across the board, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will examine more than 250 government contracts issued by his predecessor, ...

Bill Brady Wins Governor's Primary: Kirk Dillard Loses Republican Nomination To Brady By 193 Votes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill Brady has won the Republican primary for governor by 193 votes, the Daily Herald reports Friday. The state board of elections released its offic...

Bill Brady Gaffes Again: Attack On Quinn's Early Release Program Unfounded (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With a final vote count in the Republican primary for governor expected today, Bill Brady revved up the campaign engine. Expected to be declared the p...

Bill Brady Dumps Sponsorship Of Controversial Bills: Now Hiding Support Of Mass Euthanasia, Denying Basic Rights To LGBT Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a weekend of criticism over his support of a bill that would re-legalize mass euthanasia of dogs and cats by gas chambers, Bill Brady removed hi...