SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance to win the November election, but he could play a significant role in deciding who does.
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Pat Quinn Saturday, saying the Democratic governor understood that protecting the environment is not just a responsibility but also a good way to create jobs in fields like renewable energy technology.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch offered competing ideas on job creation during their second debate.
CHICAGO (AP) — Amid signals that Illinois’ pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party’s attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ gubernatorial campaigns took jabs at each other on business and hiring Monday, with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate accusing Republican businessman Bruce Rauner of profiting “from fraud” and Rauner calling hiring under Quinn’s Department of Transportation a “scam.”
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by GOP gubernatorial bidder Bruce Rauner.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has pledged to come back to Illinois a “number of times” to help the campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois governor’s race has turned to the question of whether a candidate’s personal wealth should be a qualifying factor in holding public office.