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  • Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign

    Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign
    Democrats and Republicans woke up the day after the Illinois primary election to each put on a unified front, and the very places they chose to break bread illustrated the theme of the eight-month campaign that lies ahead. Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick...
  • 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...
  • Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate

    Rivals rip Rauner in raucous governor debate
    The four Republican candidates for governor intensified their attacks against each other during a Thursday night debate as they tried to convince primary voters of their electability come the fall with the primary election less than three weeks away....
  • 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...
  • Why gay marriage question still matters in the GOP race for governor

     
    Practically speaking, Bruce Rauner is correct when he answers "doesn't matter" when asked for his views on same-sex marriage. He's one of four candidates for governor in next month's Republican primary, and there's a better chance that the state Capitol.....
  • Rauner lapping GOP field -- Tribune poll

     
    This is going to rattle some dishes: Winnetka venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has jumped out to a big lead in the Republican race for governor after spending millions of dollars on television ads to introduce himself to Illinois voters, a......
  • One more `gator aide will doom Rutherford

     
    Given the gravity of the moment, Kirk Dillard was wrong to lead with a joke. "The original Mayor Daley once said, 'I hear lotsa allegations, but I don't see no alligators,'" Dillard began. The crowd at Monday evening's Republican gubernatorial......
  • Be informed March 18

    Be informed March 18
    On March 18, a little more than a month from now, Illinois voters will nominate candidates for governor, the U.S. House and Senate, the legislature and significant local offices. They’ll set the stage for a November election that will set the course...
  • Poll position

     
    Primary win not a lock, but history favors Rauner Friday's print column A Tribune/WGN-TV poll taken last week showed state Sen. Bill Brady in second place, trailing venture capitalist Bruce Rauner by a 2-to-1 ratio with a little more than......
  • The TV spot Kirk Dillard cut for Barack Obama in 2007 that now haunts him with GOP voters

     
    Sen. Dillard’s ad for Obama, saying he’d serve our country well as president of the United States, is a non-starter among most Republicans and, frankly, independents ”-- Bill Brady during last night's Republican gubernatorial debate I...
  • Poll: GOP race tightening a wee bit

     
    Updated Illinois Observer: A We Ask America survey, taken on Tuesday February 25, says (Bruce) Rauner is still way ahead of his opponents at 35.6%, followed by (Hinsdale state Sen. Kirk) Dillard at 17.2%. Trailing in third and fourth place......
  • Dillard gains backing from state's two major teachers' unions

    Dillard gains backing from state's two major teachers' unions
    The Illinois Federation of Teachers endorsed Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard on Sunday, giving the state senator from Hinsdale the backing of the state's two major — and politically active — teachers unions. The move by the IFT,...