Illinois voters added their voices to the 2018 primary season, with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner surviving an unexpectedly stiff primary challenge from the right and a suburban Chicago congressman, Dan Lipinski, narrowly dispatching a Democratic challenger fueled by the party's liberal wing.
Takeaways from the nation's second statewide primary in President Donald Trump's midterm election year:
RICH GOVERNOR, RICHER CHALLENGER, TWO APPROACHES
The general election for governor will pit one wealthy businessman against another. The pair's combined personal spending on the race tops $120 million already.
Rauner, who's just shy of billionaire status, put more...