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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

Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner

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

Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner

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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Dems Say Rauner Trying To Buy Votes With $1M Pledge To South Side Credit Union

Republican Bruce Rauner, who’s been courting black voters as he tries to unseat Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn, made the promise during a meeting this week with more than 60 members of an African-American economic development group.

08/01/2014

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner, left, appears with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (CBS)

Christie Funnels $2.5 Million Into Rauner Campaign For Governor

At a campaign stop at Portillo’s restaurant, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ordered a jumbo chili cheese dog and a large vanilla shake.

07/25/2014

Bruce Rauner (Credit: brucerauner.com)

Republican Rauner Makes His Case Before Black Forum; Quinn A No-Show

The group had been expecting to hear from Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn as well. His spokesman said he never confirmed he’d be there and couldn’t make it. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

07/14/2014

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Rauner Campaign Turns Up The Heat With Anti-Quinn Ad Blitz

It could have been planned all along, or it could have been in response to gains made by incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn that prompted Bruce Rauner’s toughest attack ad yet. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

07/11/2014

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Rauner Hit Again With Allegations He Leaned On Elite CPS School To Accept Daughter

GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has maintained he didn’t use his money or influence to get a daughter into Walter Payton College Prep in 2008.

06/26/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn (right) officially introduces Paul Vallas (left) as his running mate in the 2014 election. (Credit: CBS)

An Eye For The Tie: Quinn’s Fashion Choice Tips Off Reporter On Pension Bill

The Sun-Times’ Scott Fornek’s eye for fashion led to a bit of a scoop for the veteran political reporter and editor.

06/09/2014

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

Rauner: Illinois Voters Should Have Decided Same-Sex Marriage Issue

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says he won’t advocate changing the law now that same-sex marriage is legal.

06/02/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Takes Blame For Botched Anti-Violence Program — But Credit For Shutting It Down

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot sat down with the governor Friday, a day after news broke that the feds were looking into the now-defunct Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.

05/02/2014

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