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  • Scott Lee Cohen yielded to a rumor. Next question.

     
    Clout Street reports on today's meeting of the candidates for governor in front of the Tribune editorial board. The article alludes to this exchange toward the conclusion of the session, which I hereby print in full (my lines highlighted in......
  • Illinois governor candidates blast each other on money, ethics

     
    Posted by Ray Long and David Heinzmann at 3:33 p.m. All five Illinois governor candidates mixed it up today during a robust meeting with the Tribune editorial board that delved into how each would try to lift the state out......
  • Quinn, Brady neck and neck in new Tribune poll

     
    From today's print edition: Quinn gains on Brady in new Tribune poll Governor leads Republican 39% to 38% compared with Brady's 4-percentage point lead of a month ago By Rick Pearson, Tribune Reporter Republican Bill Brady's early advantage in the......
  • Why would anyone but a crazy person run for high office, anyway?

     
    Christopher Hitchens poses a question about politics that's often on my mind: What normal person would consider risking their career and their family life in order to undergo the incessant barrage of intrusive questioning about every aspect of their...
  • Quinn, Brady clash on taxes, jobs at southern Illinois debate

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 9:02 p.m. CARBONDALE — Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican state Sen. Bill Brady clashed on taxes and jobs Thursday night during a debate in southern Illinois. With less than three weeks before the Nov.......
  • Quinn, Brady spar over ethics at Elmhurst College debate

     
    Posted by Ray Long and Rick Pearson at 10:55 p.m. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady hammered each other on ethics during a debate tonight. Quinn criticized Brady over votes he made as a state senator in......
  • Quinn, Brady lash out on ethics, taxes, education at governor debate

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson and David Heinzmann at 9:04 p.m. (for our earlier live blog, please click here.) Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bill Brady each warned that the other is unfit to lead a scandal-ridden Illinois on......
  • Cohen beholden to almost no one since almost no one donates to him

     
    The most recent Illinois State Board of Elections campaign finance reports show that supporters gave independent candidate for governor Scott Lee Cohen $4,184 from July 1 to October 3. Meanwhile, he loaned himself $2.13 million. Green Party nominee Rich...
  • Scott Lee Cohen puts another $3.2 million of his own money into governor race

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 3:52 p.m. Independent governor candidate Scott Lee Cohen has dumped another $3.2 million of his own money into his campaign since the summer, bringing his total tab to $5.9 million since he entered politics last......
  • Obama rallies thousands of Democrats in Hyde Park

     
    Posted by Ray Long, Jeff Coen and Duaa Eldeib at 4:30 p.m.; last updated at 8:25 p.m. President Barack Obama rallied thousands in Hyde Park tonight, trying to get Democrats fired up for Tuesday's election. “Chicago, I need you to......
  • Quinn, Cohen clash in radio debate

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 9:45 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn and three less well-known candidates for governor traded jabs tonight during a forum on Chicago radio station WVAZ-FM, known as V-103. Republican Bill Brady, a state senator from Bloomington, skipped......
  • U.S. Senate, governor hopefuls end busy day in Chicago, suburbs

     
    Posted by Oscar Avila, Monique Garcia, Jeff Coen and David Heinzmann at 9:45 a.m.; updated at 8:50 p.m. The top candidates for U.S. Senate and governor ended a whirlwind day of last-minute campaigning back on familiar turf tonight. Democratic Gov.......