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Running Mate

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

Vallas Ready And Willing To Be Quinn’s ‘Second Banana’

Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas made it clear Tuesday he has no problem being Gov. Pat Quinn’s “second banana” as his running mate in next year’s election, saying he’s focused on serving the state.

11/12/2013

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner and his running mate, Evelyn Sanguinetti. (Credit: Facebook)

Rauner Picks Wheaton City Council Member As Running Mate

Sanguinetti is a lawyer who was once an assistant attorney general in Illinois. She’s the daughter of immigrants and was born in Florida.

10/08/2013

David Axelrod

Axelrod: Paul Ryan Is A ‘Hard-Right Ideologue,’ ‘Concerning Pick’

Chief Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod on Monday called U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) a “far-right ideologue,” and said his selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate will be a “concerning pick” for voters who do not share his values.

CBS 2–08/13/2012

Rick Santorum

Caliendo: Time To Think About Convention, General Election With Santorum Out

Rick Santorum withdrew from the Republican presidential race Tuesday, and political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney will now be thinking about the general election and picking a running mate.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012