Kirk said if people want to fire their elected officials, they can vote them out of office.
Republican challenger Bruce Rauner holds an early edge against incumbent Pat Quinn in the race for Illinois governor, according to a poll released on Monday.
The gloves came off Friday afternoon during the first meeting between the two major-party candidates for Illinois governor.
Paul Vallas hit the campaign trail as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate on Wednesday, going on the attack against Republican gubernatorial challenger Bruce Rauner for wanting to reduce the state’s income tax, saying it would have a “devastating” impact on schools.
Both Candidates in the 2014 Illinois race for governor are building up their political war chests.
During a press conference Sunday, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate, Bruce Rauner attacked Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, accusing him of breaking promises.
Quinn ducked in the back door of a school, rather than confront Bruce Rauner’s stunt-double, whose nose was growing, Rauner said, for making what was supposed to be a temporary tax hike permanent. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Gov. Pat Quinn outlined his case Wednesday for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, predicting “extreme and radical” budget cuts to schools and services without additional revenue.
Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to propose making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent in order to avoid massive budget cuts when he presents his election year budget address Wednesday, according to lawmakers briefed on his plans.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said he’s not going to agree with his supporters on every issue, even his own wife.
Gov. Pat Quinn wasn’t letting up Thursday in his attacks on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, continuing to make the venture capitalist’s vast wealth an issue in the race for governor.
Powerful Democrat Michael Madigan announced the idea just as one of the nation’s most competitive governor races is heating up between Republican Bruce Rauner, a wealthy private-equity investor, and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
A day after unifying Republican support behind his campaign for governor, venture capitalist Bruce Rauner surrounded himself with people from outside the GOP, including his wife, in an effort to win over Democratic and Independent voters.
Supported by a $14 million mountain of cash, including $6 million of his own fortune, Bruce Rauner came from a political unknown to the GOP candidate for governor in Illinois on Tuesday night.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner wasted no time in attacking each other Wednesday, just hours after winning their respective primaries.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn clinched the Democratic nomination for 2014 election, defeating community activist Tio Hardiman.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spent time with three of the four GOP hopefuls.
The four Republican candidates for Illinois governor made their cases for becoming the party’s nominee Thursday in their final televised primary debate — an evening that lacked the fiery exchanges of their previous meetings but was packed with more personal moments.
A funny thing may have happened to Bruce Rauner’s landslide victory in the GOP primary, an apparent last minute surge by DuPage County State Senator Kirk Dillard.
Republican candidates for governor in Illinois’ upcoming primary election turned on each other Wednesday night.