Candidates For Governor Can Start Circulating PetitionsTwo Illinois Republicans eyeing the governor's office headed into Tuesday -- the first day that Illinois candidates wanting to run in 2014 can circulate petitions -- with a jump start on announcing their running mates.
Brady Officially Joins Race For GovernorRepublican State Sen. Bill Brady formally announced his candidacy for Governor on Wednesday aiming for a possible rematch with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who defeated Brady in 2010.
Bill Daley Forms Committee To Explore Run For GovernorFormer White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said Tuesday he is formally exploring a bid for governor, ripping state lawmakers for their inaction on major issues this spring.
GOP Congressman Schock Won't Run For GovernorRepublican U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has decided to forgo a run for Illinois governor and instead seek re-election to Congress, the three-term congressman's campaign manager said Thursday.
Illinois Republicans See Opportunities To Build Beyond 2012Illinois has evolved into a “blue state,” but there are still plenty of Republicans – and plenty of opinions on how to rebuild the party.
Illinois Democrats Shoot Down Voter ID ProposalIllinois Republicans have tried again to make voters show a photo ID before voting, and the proposal was once again shot down by Democrats.
Quinn's Budget Address Draws Praise, Ire From Both Sides Of The AisleYou didn’t have to be a Democrat to like Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget speech Wednesday, and you didn’t have to be a Republican to hate it.
Up To 120 Sears, Kmart Stores To CloseHoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. is closing between 100 and 120 Sears and K-Mart stores, after abysmal holiday sales.
Senate To Vote On Bill That Would Move Workers' Comp Cases To CourtsLocal courts, and not a state system of arbiters, would handle workers’ compensation cases if a bill awaiting state Senate action becomes law.