Kirk Dillard

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Illinois Candidates for Governor Face Off in Debate

The four Republicans running for governor of Illinois will debate tonight in Chicago.


Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into Law

The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.


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Republican Race For Ill. Governor Heats Up

Candidate Bruce Rauner was criticized by fellow candidate Dan Rutherford, the state treasurer, for not facing citizens and the press when he announced his candidacy.


Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

2014 Illinois Governor’s Race Candidates Blast Quinn Speech

Several Republicans considering runs for the 2014 governor’s race have criticized Gov. Pat Quinn’s State of the State address for a lack of specifics and little attention to Illinois’ strained finances.



AP: Ill. Prison Guard’s Arrest Report Lacks Info

Associated Press is delving into DUI case of department of corrections chief investigator’s son.


Jim Edgar

Former Illinois Governor Edgar Working to Document State’s History

Jim Edgar has contributed more than 230 hours of interviews for the Illinois Statecraft Oral History Program.


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