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  • Obama to campaign with Gov. Quinn next week

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to be in Chicago next week to support Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid. White House officials said Friday Obama will fly to Chicago on Wednesday night. He's expected to attend a fundraiser and an official event on Thursday before...

  • Governor candidates focus on business, hiring

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' gubernatorial campaigns clashed over business dealings and state hiring Monday, with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate accusing Republican businessman Bruce Rauner of profiting "from fraud" and Rauner calling hiring under Quinn's Department of Transportation a...

  • Christie stumps for Illinois candidate

    The New Jersey governor is heading back into the home state of President Obama to stump for Bruce Rauner, who faces incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in November.

  • Rauner, Quinn go personal in televised appearance

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois governor's race got personal Tuesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner took pointed jabs at each other's character and honesty over issues such as hiring, taxes and finances while sitting side-by-side during a televised editorial session. The nearly...

  • Quinn wants new review of IDOT hiring

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday that he'll ask the Illinois Department of Transportation's secretary for a new review of hiring connected to a position that's been the subject of an investigative report and federal lawsuit. The state's Office of the Executive Inspector General...

  • Gov. Quinn attends Garth Brooks event

    ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn is calling Illinois the "land of Garth Brooks." The Chicago Democrat put a temporary twist on the state's official slogan as the "Land of Lincoln" while attending the country music star's Thursday news conference in suburban Chicago. Quinn sat in the front...

  • Pat Quinn: Eating crackers on minimum wage challenge

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says his experience trying to live on the minimum wage for a week has meant graham crackers for dinner. Raising the state's $8.25 hourly minimum wage to at least $10 an hour has been a re-election focus for the Chicago Democrat. Quinn is facing a tough November...

  • Illinois term limit battle could end Friday

    Illinois Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's last chance at getting term limits on the November ballot may come to an end Friday.



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