Illinois politics

President Barack Obama meets with a group of newly elected governors in the Oval Office at the White House December 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama met with Gov. Bill Walker (I-AK), Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-IL), ÊGovernor-elect Larry Hogan (R-MD), ÊGovernor-elect Charlie Baker (R-MA) Governor-elect Tom Wolf (D-PA), Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI) and Governor-elect Greg Abbott (R-TX).

Bruce Rauner Meets With President Obama

Illinois Republican among newly-elected state governors invited to White House for chat

12/05/2014

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Southern Ill. Judge Barely Keeps High Court Seat

Lloyd Karmeier says state needs to re-think how judicial elections are held

12/02/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Says Minimum Wage Hike is Priority

But, Ill. governor-elect says it must come with other reforms.

11/06/2014

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Bost Upsets Enyart In Metro-East Congressional Race

Murphysboro Republican defeats first-term Democratic U.S. Rep. from Belleville in one of Illinois’ tightest races

11/04/2014

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It’s Davis Over Callis In Illinois Congressional Race

Republican from Taylorville holds onto seat in central Illinois

11/04/2014

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)

Illinoisans Elect New Governor

Republican Bruce Rauner tops Democrat Pat Quinn

11/04/2014

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Durbin Wins Re-Election To U.S. Senate

High-ranking Illinois Democrat elected to 4th term

11/04/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduces Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner at a November 2, 2014 rally in Bethalto, Illinios (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Chris Christie Campaigns for Bruce Rauner

New Jersey governor lends support to GOP gubernatorial candidate in Metro-East.

11/02/2014

(Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Watching Out for Voting Fraud in Illinois

Both Republicans and Democrats are doing all they can to assure only qualified voters cast preferences in what could be the closest governor race in Illinois history.

11/02/2014

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

10/19/2014

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