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Battle for Illinois Governor Reaches Presidential Proportions

The race for Illinois governor is getting attention from the highest office in the land.

12 hours ago

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Republican Gov. Candidates Critical Over Closed State Facilities

Some of the Republican candidates for governor are critical of the recent closure of state facilities.

03/11/2014

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Quinn Hiring

Illinois Governor Quinn is ramping up his re-election campaign. Quinn’s campaign over the weekend hired Illinois native Bill Hyers as chief strategist. Hyers most recently managed Bill de Blasio’s successful campaign for mayor of New York.

02/24/2014

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Mo. House Increases Funding for Schools

Missouri House committee endorses funding increase for public schools.

02/19/2014

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GOP Governor Candidates to Debate in Springfield

The four Republican candidates are set for another debate in March.

02/18/2014

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Mo. Governor Negotiates Tax Cut Bill

Governor Jay Nixon reveals his terms for negotiating a tax cut bill.

02/14/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon

Gov. Nixon Expresses Veto Power

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has expressed his power to veto recently, turning down everything from online databases for businesses to juveniles as sex offenders.

07/03/2013

Illinois State Sen. Bill Brady

State Sen. Bill Brady Joins Race for Illinois Governor

State Sen. Bill Brady officially joined the race for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor.

06/26/2013

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Says He Won’t Appear in Stoddard County on Subpoena in Gun Trial

A weeks-long controversy involving the state illegally sharing the personal information of Missouri gun owners took a dramatic turn Thursday.

04/26/2013

CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. This new jury deliberated for ten days before handing down the verdict. Two previous jurors were removed from the trial during the deliberation process for lying on their jury applications causing deliberations to start over.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan Faces Changed World after Prison

Illinois Gov. George Ryan steps out of prison on Wednesday after serving five-plus years.

01/29/2013

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