Kent Redfield

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and wife Diana wave to the crowd after taking the oath of office during ceremonies at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois on January 12, 2015.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Gov. Rauner Donates Cash to GOP Lawmakers

Illinois’ chief executive doles out $400,000 from his own campaign fund

05/16/2015

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New Illinois Congressional Map Could Lead to Contested Elections

Kent Redfield, who is a longtime Illinois political observer, says it’s obvious the state will vote for President Obama, but Illinois will be crucial in the makeup of the House.

09/03/2012

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Gov. Quinn to Deliver State of State Message

“Governors want to project a sense that they’re in charge, and there are things to talk about besides huge budget deficits and financial crisis.

01/31/2012