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.”
The man who almost kept Rod Blagojevich out of the governor’s mansion a decade ago now says it’s sad to see what the now-imprisoned governor did to the state.
Gov. Pat Quinn made good on a promise Tuesday to take his former opponent – Republican Illinois State Sen. Bill Brady – out to lunch.
Republican Bill Brady conceded the gubernatorial race to Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn on Friday.
The Associated Press says the race for governor is over, but Republican candidate Bill Brady says it’s not.
All the precincts are in, and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn remains nearly 20,000 votes ahead of Republican challenger Bill Brady.
Decision day has arrived for Illinois voters, who now must pick a new U.S. Senator and governor, among other elected posts.
Each says the other should say sorry for remarks by Sen. Rickey Hendon.
The state legislator’s scathing comments — that Republican Bill Brady is racist, sexist and homophobic — sent ripples through the tight governor’s race.