Mayor Votes Early, Pushes Minimum Wage HikeMayor Rahm Emanuel cast his ballot in the race for governor on Wednesday, to make a point about early voting, and what’s at stake in next week’s elections.
Quinn, Rauner Squabble Over Illinois’ Economy Governor Quinn was using a tech-savvy North Side company to make the case that he is bringing thousands of jobs to Illinois, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Rauner, Brooks Stand Together After Church Burglary, ThreatsRepublican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner came to the defense of one of his most prominent black supporters on Sunday; after Pastor Corey Brooks’ church was vandalized, and his life allegedly was threatened.
Former President Clinton Stumps For Quinn, DurbinFormer President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, saying Tuesday that the candidates focus on issues important to voters, like jobs and health care.
Obama Fires Up Democrats, Urges Early Voting For QuinnPresident Barack Obama was in Chicago on Monday, with a focus on rallying fellow Democrats to cast their ballots in the race for governor.
First Lady In Chicago To Raise Money For Quinn As Rauner Courts Women VotersShe's expected Tuesday at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Organizers say she'll encourage early voting. She appears in a Quinn television ad released Monday where she notes Quinn's efforts to boost Illinois' minimum wage.
Obama Expected To Attend Quinn Fundraiser WednesdayPresident Barack Obama’s popularity might be wavering nationally, but it’s still pretty high in Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn was welcoming the president’s appearance at what's expected to be a campaign fundraiser on Wednesday.
Quinn, Rauner Campaigns Step Up AttacksThe Quinn and Rauner campaigns were trading fire Tuesday as the race for governor intensifies with six weeks until Election Day.
Quinn Gets Backing Of Firefighters; State Police Group Endorses RaunerIn the race for governor, the Republican and Democratic candidates received competing endorsements Thursday from groups representing some of the state’s police officers and firefighters.
Quinn And Rauner Accuse Each Other Of Corruption, Spar Over TaxesThe political attacks were fast and furious Tuesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner squared off in a joint appearance at the offices of the Chicago Tribune.
Ditka Appears In Rauner Ad During Bears GameDa Coach has weighed in on Da Campaign for Illinois governor.