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Illinois Governor 2010

At Democratic Governor Debate, Quinn Touts Many 'Missions Accomplished' As Hynes Assails Rival's Credibility

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn declared his days are filled with "missions accomplished" on issues such as ethics reform and job creation at a debate this morning, bu...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Tee Off On Former Colleague Obama

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Obama's former colleagues in the Illinois state Senate used him as a punching bag Thursday in the first debate among all seven Republicans r...

Catholics Dominate Illinois Governor's Race

Chicago Catholic News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Those running for Illinois governor have their share of differences, but religion is not really one of them....

Jim Edgar To Endorse Kirk Dillard For Governor

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATED One of the state's most prominent Republicans is throwing his weight behind a candidate in the crowded GOP gubernatorial primary. Former Gov...

Ed Scanlan Says He Was Disinvited From Gubernatorial Debate, Implicates Hynes

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Long shot gubernatorial candidate Ed Scanlan claims he was disinvited from a Democratic debate and thinks it may have something to do with a rival cam...

Andy McKenna Joins Crowded GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There's new drama in the Illinois governor's race and it's within the same political party. ...

Jim Ryan Inches Closer To Run For Governor Despite Stuart Levine Tie

Chicago Sun-Times | ABDON M. PALLASCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Part of the reason that former Attorney General Jim Ryan's emerging entry into this year's race for governor comes as such a surprise to political obs...

Jim Ryan, Former GOP Attorney General, Eyes Second Run For Governor

Chicago Tribune | John Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two-time Republican Attorney General Jim Ryan, who left politics nearly seven years after losing a bid for governor to Rod Blagojevich, is contemplati...

Congressman Gutierrez Endorses Quinn For Governor (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn has landed the backing of eight-term Congressman and immigration rights champion Rep. Luis Gutierrez, the latest in a series of endorse...

Hynes Rebuffs Quinn's Call For Truce Following Negative Ad (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After weeks of bitter intra-party feuding that has played out in the form of millions of dollars worth of competing TV ads, Gov. Pat Quinn is offering...

Jim Ryan Running For Governor Again: Spokesman

Daily Herald | Joseph Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan is set to officially enter the race for governor. ...

Hynes Knocks Quinn Tax Plan In First TV Ad Of 2010 Race (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Comptroller Dan Hynes elevated a verbal spat to the airwaves Thursday, releasing the first major television ad of the 2010 gubernatorial campaig...

WATCH: Governor Denies Sleeping During Health Horror Story

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Did Gov. Pat Quinn fall asleep during Wednesday afternoon's gubernatorial debate? A video released by a rival campaign makes it appear that he did. "...

Quinn Lands Endorsements, Jabs With Hynes Over Blago Ties

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Updated The fierce intra-party feuding between Gov. Pat Quinn and Comptroller Dan Hynes reached a new pitch Friday after Quinn announced his latest s...

GOP Candidates Targeting Black Voters In Illinois Gubernatorial Primary

Chicago Sun-Times | LAURA WASHINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two unusual suspects have stepped off the treadmill and caught my eye. Republican candidates Dan Proft and state Sen. Bill Brady are Going Where No Re...

Quinn Fires Back At Hynes In New Ad (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The gubernatorial ad wars, they have begun. As expected, Gov. Pat Quinn this weekend responded to state Comptroller Dan Hynes' recent TV ad with a sp...

Mike Quigley Endorses Pat Quinn For Governor Over Hynes

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley endorsed Pat Quinn Monday in the governor's bid for outright election to the job he inherited after Rod Blagojevich was impeach...

Andy McKenna Gets Blessing Of House GOP Leader Tom Cross For Governor

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois state Rep. Tom Cross, minority leader of the Illinois House of Representatives, today endorsed former state Republican Party Chairman Andy Mc...

Quinn Confident Rival Hynes Will Approve Loan

Chicago Public Radio | Susie An | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he doesn't think politics will stop a short-term loan from getting approved by the state's comptroller....

Pat Quinn Formally Kicks Off Run For Governor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who succeeded ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich in January, has formally declared his run for a full term. Quinn, ...

Ed Scanlan: Oak Park Trial Lawyer Enters Race For Governor

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A third Democrat is wading into the race for governor. Oak Park trial lawyer Ed Scanlan took his first plunge into electoral politics Thursday with a...

Will Obama Intervene in Illinois Gubernatorial Primary Between Pat Quinn and Dan Hynes?

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Will the White House attempt to show Gov. Pat Quinn the door à la David Paterson?

Andy McKenna, Former State GOP Chair, Matt Murphy Team Up In Governor's Race

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Illinois Republican party chairman Andy McKenna and State Sen. Matt Murphy(R-Palatine) are teaming up to form an unofficial ticket in the 2010 ...

Quinn Campaign Getting Unprecedented Union Support

Chicago Sun-Times | ABDON M. PALLASCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The state's largest union, the Service Employees International Union, will announce today it is teaming up with the Teamsters in an effort unprecedent...

Quinn To Hynes: Who's The Flip-Flopper Now?

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the short time he's been a gubernatorial candidate, Dan Hynes has repeatedly tried to paint Gov. Pat Quinn as a waffler, a vacillator, a flip-flopp...