Democrat Chris Kennedy To Run For Illinois GovernorIt is Democratic businessman's first run at an elected office, but as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, Chris Kennedy says he's ready for the job.
Rauner Nabs 2 Endorsements, Quinn Goes On The Attack On TVCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has the latest in the hotly contested race for Illinois governor.
CBS 2 Roundtable: Quinn & Rauner Face Off Over Illinois' Future on October 14
Rutherford Accuser Defends Lawsuit Timing, Says There's 'No Grace Period' For MisconductEd Michalowski tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine why he chose to come forward with allegations against state Treasurer Dan Rutherford, rocking the Republican race for governor.
GOP Governor Candidates Share Views On GamblingThe four contenders spoke at a Thursday evening forum in Peoria.
Rauner Defends Making Call To Overturn Daughter's Rejection From Elite High SchoolThe GOP nominee for governor disagrees that he paid to play after his daughter was rejected from the desirable Walter Payton College Prep. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Mayor Emanuel Not A Fan Of Term Limits, An Issue In Gubernatorial RaceCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine got Rahm Emanuel to weigh in on the term-limit debate triggered by gubernatorial candidates this week.
Bill Brady Picks Maria Rodriguez As Running-Mate Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady on Tuesday selected Maria Rodriguez as his running mate.
Axelrod: Lisa Madigan's Dad A 'Genuine Problem' If She Runs For GovernorDavid 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.
Brady Officially Joins Race For GovernorRepublican 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.
Polls Find Lisa Madigan’s Major Campaign Issue Is Her DadThere’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.
Bill Daley Forms Committee To Explore Run For GovernorFormer 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.