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  • Rauner spends $3.2 million on ads at end of 2013

    Rauner spends $3.2 million on ads at end of 2013
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner poured $3.2 million into advertising during the final three months of last year, far outraising and outspending his three rivals for the March 18 nomination, campaign disclosure reports show.   The reports show...
  • Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut

    Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut
    Republican governor hopeful Kirk Dillard on Monday rolled out a plan to reduce the state gas tax and borrow money to repair roads and bridges, but the candidate was unable to offer much in the way of specifics and contradicted himself on exactly what he...
  • Will this year's GOP primary be the one where mischief voting actually works?

     
    From Sunday's print column Note that in the last quarter of 2013, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner raised about four times as much campaign cash as his three rivals combined in the March primary. Even if you don't count the......
  • Republican governor candidates tout ability to work with Democrats

    Republican governor candidates tout ability to work with Democrats
    Three Republican governor candidates took veiled shots at rival Bruce Rauner’s bravado in pledging to take on House Speaker Michael Madigan, each noting they have to work with the powerful Democrat to move the state forward. The comments from...
  • Poll: Same-sex marriage still divides GOP voters in Illinois

    Poll: Same-sex marriage still divides GOP voters in Illinois
    Heading into next month's primary election, Republicans in Illinois are more unified on pocketbook concerns but remain divided on social issues — a split accentuated along geographic and ideological lines. Republicans don't agree on same-sex...
  • Republican governor candidates make case why they're best to beat Quinn

    Republican governor candidates make case why they're best to beat Quinn
    PEORIA — The four candidates for the Illinois Republican governor nomination used a Downstate debate Thursday night to try to sell themselves as the most electable party standard bearer in a November showdown against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn....
  • Rivals rip Rauner during Republican governor debate

    Rivals rip Rauner during Republican governor debate
    Republican governor candidates Kirk Dillard and Bill Brady on Tuesday sought to sully front runner Bruce Rauner, contending the wealthy venture capitalist was spending an “obscene” amount of money and risked gridlocking Springfield like ex-...
  • With more union backing, Dillard targeted at GOP debate

    With more union backing, Dillard targeted at GOP debate
    Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard, fresh from getting the backing of the state’s largest public employees’ union, found himself the target of barbs Wednesday night questioning whether he could stand up to labor if elected. But...
  • Republican lieutenant governor hopefuls defend running mates

    Republican lieutenant governor hopefuls defend running mates
    The four Republican lieutenant governor hopefuls met in their first televised debate Thursday night, talking up their running mates and defending the largely ceremonial office as a post in which they could make big changes for Illinois. That represented...
  • Dillard gets government union endorsement

    Dillard gets government union endorsement
    Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard today got the endorsement of the American Federation of State, County and Muncipal Employees Council 31, firmly establishing himself as the public union’s pick against frontrunner Bruce Rauner. Dillard, a...
  • Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field

    Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field
    “In 2013, annual average unemployment rates declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in two states, and were unchanged in five states.” — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Feb. 28, 2014. Nobody who lives here can be...
  • Candidates, name that (favorite) tune!

     
    Friday's print column expands on an idea we kicked around here earlier this week. The most difficult question being asked of the four Republican candidates for governor — with the possible exception of "How would you restore solvency to the......