African American Voters Hold Key to Election in 2014 Illinois' Governor Race
Rauner Disagrees Quinn Is Rebounding Amid New TV PushCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on what some are calling Gov. Pat Quinn's comeback.
Court Hears Arguments Over Walker-Related ProbeWisconsin prosecutors on Tuesday tried to persuade a federal appeals court to let them to resume their investigation of Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign, in a case that touches on broader issues about just what constitutes constitutionally-protected political activity.
Judge: Indiana Governor Contradicted Himself On Same-Sex Marriage U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but he put the order on hold as a federal appeals court is taking up his earlier decisions on the issue. The state appealed the latest ruling Wednesday.
Happy May Day! The Minimum Wage Still Hasn't Been Raised... So Let's Create A Maximum Wage!If the government doesn't raise the minimum wage soon, should they instead create a maximum wage for the rich? One writer thinks so...
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Tries To Explain Flip-Flop On Minimum Wage HikeThe issue of a minimum wage hike tripped up Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday, as he declared his previous support for cutting Illinois' minimum wage a "mistake" and said he would now do the opposite: support raising it.
Daley Drops Out Of Governor's RaceDaley was to square off against fellow Democrat Pat Quinn, the incumbent governor, in their party’s primary.
Bill Daley Makes Bid For Governor OfficialThe Democrat’s campaign on Monday unveiled a video online in which Daley says flatly, “There is no exploratory piece in this anymore.”
Lisa Madigan Still Noncommittal On Potential Run For GovernorIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan was at the women's luncheon of the Rainbow/PUSH international convention today - where she was seated at the right hand of the Reverend Jesse Jackson.
Lisa Madigan Still Undecided On Run For GovernorIllinois' Attorney General says she hasn't made her mind up yet about running for the job now held by Pat Quinn, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Dan Rutherford Announces Candidacy For Illinois Governor The 2014 governor's race is off and running, with the first declared Republican candidate announcing today.
Rutherford To Announce Gubernatorial Run This WeekendFor months, Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has been hinting — at times not so subtly — that he wants the Republican nomination in the 2014 governor's race. Come this weekend, he'll finally make it official.
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.
State Sen. Bill Brady Likely To Run For GovernorBloomington State Senator Bill Brady, who lost to Democrat Pat Quinn in the 2010 election, is all but declaring his candidacy for 2014, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
If Lisa Madigan Runs For Governor, Will Her Dad Step Down As House Speaker?As discussions swirl about who will run for governor next year, one big question is: should Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan choose to challenge Gov. Pat Quinn, will her father, House Speaker Mike Madigan, step down to avoid a possible conflict of interest?