Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady on Tuesday selected Maria Rodriguez as his running mate.
David Axelrod, the architect behind President Barack Obama’s political ascent, said if he were advising Lisa Madigan, he would tell her that her father’s position is an “issue” she needs to resolve if she wants to be governor.
Republican State Sen. Bill Brady formally announced his candidacy for Governor on Wednesday aiming for a possible rematch with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who defeated Brady in 2010.
There’s no question that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is personally popular statewide. However, while more than half of voters have a good opinion of her, her powerful father, Speaker Michael Madigan, could definitely be a campaign issue.
Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said Tuesday he is formally exploring a bid for governor, ripping state lawmakers for their inaction on major issues this spring.
Republican venture capitalist Bruce Rauner announced his gubernatorial bid for the 2014 election, saying he’s the anti-politician the struggling state of Illinois needs to “shake up Springfield.”
Republican U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has decided to forgo a run for Illinois governor and instead seek re-election to Congress, the three-term congressman’s campaign manager said Thursday.
He says every single last vote needs to be counted first.
The ballots have been cast, but Illinois residents are still no closer to a clear winner in the race for governor.
The race for Illinois governor is coming down to the wire, with Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn holding a razor-thin lead over Illinois State Sen. Bill Brady early Wednesday morning.
Early election results show Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn leading Republican Bill Brady in the race for Illinois governor.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Illinois State Sen. Bill Brady spent much of the day Tuesday making last-minute appeals for votes in a tight race for governor.
Whichever candidate wins the gubernatorial race will inherit a major state budget mess, and tough choices about possible spending cuts, tax increases, or both.
If Bill Brady is elected Illinois governor, he says he’d work with Congress to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, which he considers government intrusion.
Gov. Pat Quinn distanced himself from fellow Democrat Rickey Hendon, who went on a tirade against fellow State Sen. Bill Brady, Quinn’s Republican rival, saying “I’ve never served with such an idiotic, racist, sexist, homophobic person in my life.”
Independent candidate for governor Scott Lee Cohen has missed a deadline set by Illinois’ campaign laws.
Chicago has been given a new unofficial title: home of “America’s Nastiest Political Ad.” That’s the charge from the Guardian, England’s most liberal newspaper.
Martina Love had two words to describe the job fair hosted Tuesday by Scott Lee Cohen, the independent candidate for Illinois governor: “false advertisement.”