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Gov. Pat Quinn marched in a Labor Day parade in Naperville. (CBS)

Quinn Touts New Jobs, But Illinois Lags Behind 2 Neighboring States

Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday made his case that he is a job creator, but CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine puts the governor’s numbers to the test.

10/28/2014

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Hot Dog Gate: Bruce Rauner Likes Ketchup–Or Does He?

In a race as tight as the campaign for Illinois governor, all it takes is one mistake to turn the election.

10/28/2014

Diana Rauner, left; Gloria Steinem (CBS)

Rauner, Quinn Courting Women Voters

They can’t be taken for granted. They’re notoriously independent voters. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

10/24/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner faced off at a debate hosted by CBS 2, the Chicago Urban League and The Business Leadership Council on Oct. 14, 2014. (Credit: CBS)

Rauner, Quinn Square Off In Final Debate

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner disagreed on whether to impose a moratorium on new charter schools in Illinois.

10/20/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner faced off in their first televised debate in Peoria on Thursday. (Credit: Illinois Public Broadcasting)

Quinn, Rauner Raise $58 Million In Governor’s Race

The tight race for Illinois governor is breaking all state records for campaign fundraising and spending.

10/16/2014

Governor Pat Quinn (Left) and Bruce Rauner (Right) (Credit: CBS)

After Debate, Reporters Take Another Crack At Gubernatorial Hopefuls

It’s a hallmark of political debates: the news conferences afterward. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports on what Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner had to say.

10/14/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner faced off at a debate hosted by CBS 2, the Chicago Urban League and The Business Leadership Council on Oct. 14, 2014. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn, Rauner Square Off Over Minimum Wage

Tuesday night’s debate was held at the DuSable Museum of African American History on Chicago’s South Side.

10/14/2014

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African American Voters Hold Key to Election in 2014 Illinois’ Governor Race

By Ed Marshall, CBS 2 Political Producer CHICAGO (CBS) — On Tuesday, voters will have a historic opportunity to gauge the top two candidates during the first-ever televised Illinois gubernatorial debate focusing primarily on issues of […]

10/13/2014

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner. (Credit: CBS)

Rauner Made Nearly $61M Last Year, According To Tax Returns

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has released his 2013 federal and Illinois income tax returns.

10/10/2014

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Rauner Nabs 2 Endorsements, Quinn Goes On The Attack On TV

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has the latest in the hotly contested race for Illinois governor.

10/10/2014

Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner

Quinn, Rauner Meet For First Televised Debate

With less than four weeks before the Nov. 4 election, the two major-party candidates for Illinois governor met in Peoria.

10/09/2014

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CBS 2 Roundtable: Quinn & Rauner Face Off Over Illinois’ Future on October 14

(CBS) – How important are African Americans and suburban women in the 2014 race for Illinois governor? Who is spending more on political ads? Can moderator Jim Williams of CBS 2 prevent candidates Pat Quinn […]

10/09/2014

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CBS 2 To Air Pat Quinn-Bruce Rauner Debate On October 14

CBS 2 has partnered with the Chicago Urban League and The Business Leadership Council to host and televise a gubernatorial debate in October.

09/30/2014

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Rauner Invokes Harold Washington In Quinn Attack Ad

Once again, a political opponent is trying to capitalize on a falling-out between Chicago’s first black mayor and Democrat Pat Quinn, who wants another term as governor. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

09/25/2014

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Rauner Disagrees Quinn Is Rebounding Amid New TV Push

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on what some are calling Gov. Pat Quinn’s comeback.

09/19/2014

Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner

Quinn, Rauner Disagree On How To Raise Minimum Wage In Illinois

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Planning Council.

08/28/2014

Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner

Quinn, Rauner Spar Over Illinois Job Numbers

The two candidates for Illinois governor had different interpretations over new unemployment and job-creation numbers. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

08/18/2014

Bruce Rauner, GOP candidate for Illinois governor, greets voters Thursday in Springfield. (CBS)

Rauner Courts Republican Party Leaders, Voters At State Fair

Businessman Bruce Rauner sought to mend any fences needing mending Thursday as GOP members gathered in Springfield Thursday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was there.

08/14/2014

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner announces the formation of a committee of Democrats and Independents supporting his campaign. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Rauner Tries To Distance Himself From Indicted Executive

A top executive has been charged with fleecing millions of dollars from customers at a firm created by Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner.

08/08/2014

The state of Illinois continues to buy land for a third Chicago airport. (CBS)

Quinn Insists Third Airport Is Closer To Reality

The state has spent $34 million acquiring a general aviation airport in Monee, Bult Field, which the governor says will be incorporated into a third regional airport. WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports.

08/07/2014

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