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  • Republican rivals try to capitalize on Rauner's minimum wage stumble

    Republican rivals try to capitalize on Rauner's minimum wage stumble
    Outspent and out-fundraised by Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner’s campaign, three rivals are trying to use his stumbling over Illinois’ minimum wage to better position themselves with little more than two months until the primary...
  • 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....
  • Republican governor candidate Dillard tax forms show $350,000 in income

    Republican governor candidate Dillard tax forms show $350,000 in income
    Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale paid more than $76,000 in federal and state income taxes last year, according to documents his campaign provided. The state senator released the cover pages from his federal and state income tax...
  • 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 investigating employee allegation, blames Rauner

    Rutherford investigating employee allegation, blames Rauner
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford on Friday said he’s the target of politically motivated misconduct allegations leveled against him by an employee, but the worker’s attorney called the matter “serious and real.” Neither...
  • Republican governor candidates make pitches at State Fair

    Republican governor candidates make pitches at State Fair
    SPRINGFIELD -- Out-of-power Republicans rolled out four candidates for governor at an Illinois State Fair rally Thursday that focused on regaining relevance by taking back the state's top job. The contenders come with resumes as varied as the flavors of...
  • Rauner makes U-turn on minimum wage: 'I was flippant'

    Rauner makes U-turn on minimum wage: 'I was flippant'
    Almost a month ago, Bruce Rauner pledged at a Downstate candidates’ forum that if elected governor he would slash the state’s minimum wage by $1 to make it equal to the federal rate in an effort to make Illinois more economically competitive....
  • Republican governor candidate Rutherford paid $18,000 in taxes last year

    Republican governor candidate Rutherford paid $18,000 in taxes last year
    Republican governor candidate Dan Rutherford paid more than $18,000 in taxes last year on an adjusted gross income of $114,145 in 2012, according to documents his campaign released Sunday.   Rutherford, elected four years ago as state treasurer,...
  • Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal

    Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal
    Back in 1996, Atlanta-based dental insurer CompDent Corp. bought an Illinois competitor called Dental Care Plus Management Corp., a seemingly run-of-the mill business deal that would be long forgotten if it weren't now reverberating through the Republican...
  • Rauner forms PAC to push term limits

    Rauner forms PAC to push term limits
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has formed a new political action committee to push term limits for state lawmakers, a move that could provide a financial and strategic assist to his bid for the state’s Executive Mansion. Documents...
  • GOP hopeful Rauner details term limits push

    GOP hopeful Rauner details term limits push
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday launched his petition drive for a constitutional amendment to put in place term limits for lawmakers, cut the size of the Illinois Senate and make it more difficult for legislators to override a veto...
  • Hillary Clinton calls Quinn 'luckiest politician' after Daley drops out

    Hillary Clinton calls Quinn 'luckiest politician' after Daley drops out
    Even as Hillary Clinton declared him the "luckiest politician" in the world, Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday wasn't publicly exhaling about former challenger Bill Daley dropping out of the Democratic primary. Instead, Quinn said he expects to face a test...