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  • 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...
  • Dillard relying on running mate to keep campaign afloat financially

    Dillard relying on running mate to keep campaign afloat financially
    Unable to raise the kind of campaign money Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has collected, state Sen. Kirk Dillard has turned to the checkbook of his running mate. Since October, state Rep. Jil Tracy and members of her family have provided...
  • 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-...
  • Minimum consistency

     
    Rich Miller has state Sen. Kirk Dillard's earlier full quote on the minimum wage: I am a, what I guess is known as a Jeffersonian free market principle guy. And I believe that the marketplace ought to set everything, including......
  • Illinois governor forum: 'Beat up Brucey all morning'

    Illinois governor forum: 'Beat up Brucey all morning'
    Three Republican governor candidates lobbed criticism at opponent Bruce Rauner today over everything from his shifting position on minimum wage, efforts to get his daughter into a Chicago prep school and willingness to spend vast amounts of his own...
  • 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...
  • Local Voices North, Jan. 23 edition

    Local Voices North, Jan. 23 edition
    Letters to the editor from Wilmette, Des Plaines, Morton Grove, Niles and Rolling Meadows. Bratty behavior A friend and I were lunching at a sports bar-type restaurant at Old Orchard. A table nearby was occupied by two young mothers, each with a...
  • 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...
  • Rutherford fires back at allegations of sexual harassment, political pressure

     Rutherford fires back at allegations of sexual harassment, political pressure
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford held an afternoon news conference to fire back at a former top deputy who filed a federal lawsuit today accusing Rutherford of sexually harassing him and pressuring him to perform political work on state time. Rutherford...
  • 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....