Kirk Dillard

Kirk Dillard

Republican Kirk Dillard Announces Run For Governor

Another Republican candidate has launched his campaign for Governor of Illinois, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


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Pols Get Early Jump On 2014 Campaign At July 4th Celebrations

There was more to this 4th of July than celebrating the country’s independence. For candidates looking ahead to the governor’s race next year, it also was a chance to get out and meet voters.


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Senate OKs Bill Barring Disclosure Of Gun Owners

The Illinois Senate overwhelmingly OK’d prohibiting public disclosure of the names of people who hold firearm owner’s cards.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Gov. Quinn ‘Still Listening To Both Sides’ On Death Penalty

Earlier this month the General Assembly voted to abolish the death penalty. But Gov. Quinn has yet to sign the legislation.


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GOP State Senator Pushes For Limited Death Penalty

If Governor Quinn signs the legislation to abolish the death penalty at least one state senator says he will try and get a law in place that allows for limited capital punishment.