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  • Quinn, Rauner set up big-money race for governor

    CHICAGO – Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are setting up a big-money battle for Illinois governor, hauling in millions for a hig ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Rauner: Not involved with facilities facing suits

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is responding to claims that a long-term care company tied to his former private equity ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Vallas blasts GOP Rauner over care facilities

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate says Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner needs to answer questions about long-term care facil ...
    July 14, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Quinn: Ill. past-due bills lowest since 2010

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn is crowing that Illinois' pile of overdue bills has dropped to $3.9 billion.
    July 14, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • McHenry County Board committee nixes slew of advisory referendums

    WOODSTOCK – Three advisory referendums proposed by a local state lawmaker and a longtime anti-township activist were squashed by a McHenry County Boar ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Gov. Quinn focuses on GOP challenger’s tax returns

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn called on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner to release complete income tax returns, saying Tuesday that the documents could ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • No challenges to Harrison's election bid for sheriff

    WOODSTOCK – The deadline to challenge Jim Harrison’s candidacy for McHenry County sheriff came and went with no objections filed.
    June 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner tout their values to voters

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn attended Chicago's gay pride parade Sunday, trying to capitalize on his opponent's comments about same-sex marriage, ...
    June 29, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Fake news releases latest twist in governor's race

    CHICAGO – The latest campaign tactic in an already heated race for Illinois governor – fake news releases – drew a scolding Friday from the state's hi ...
    June 27, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Judge: No to term limits, redistricting measures

    CHICAGO – Measures that would allow Illinois voters to decide on lawmaker term limits and a new political redistricting process can't appear on Nove ...
    June 27, 2014 - 9:31 pm
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