Illinois governor

Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner leaves a campaign event on September 23, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Downstate Ill. Newspapers Endorse Rauner For Governor

Belleville News Democrat editorial among those suggesting vote for Republican


Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Illinois Governor Candidates Disagree on State’s Income Tax Rate

To extend or not to extend – that is the question before the men running for Illinois governor.


WINNETKA, IL - MARCH 18: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Gap Closing in Race for Illinois Governor

With less than two months before Illinois voters head to the polls, the gap is closing in the race for governor. Democratic incumbant Pat Quinn now trails Republican challenger Bruce Rauner by less than 3 percentage points.


Geithner, Holder Unveil Plan To Protect Consumers Against Predatory Lenders

Madigan to Seek Re-Election, Not Run for Governor

Attorney General Lisa Madigan says instead of running for Illinois governor she has decided to seek another term in her current position.


Photo: Getty/Alex Wong

Gov. Quinn Unveils Ill. Response to Drought

Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday pledged state support through loans and debt restructuring to farmers and ranchers punished by a nagging drought that shows no signs of abating anytime soon.


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Quinn Returns from Weeklong Trip to Israel

He says he hopes he can bring businesses from Israel to Illinois.


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Blagojevich Jury to Deliberate Friday

Blagojevich appeared glum as a prosecutor spoke.


Former IL Governor Blagojevich Testifies At His Corruption Trial

Blagojevich Returns for 5th Day of Testimony

The 54-year-old faces 20 criminal counts.


Rod Blagojevich Speaks To Media About His Corruption Trial

Questionnaire for Jurors

Potential jurors in the re-trial of ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich will be filling out detailed questionnaires


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Quinn Sworn In As Ill. Governor Amid Budget Crisis

In his inaugural address, he said unity is key to addressing challenges ahead.



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