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Governors Race

Flight disruption cancels Steinem stop with Quinn

CHICAGO | Famed women's rights activist Gloria Steinem's trip to Chicago was postponed Friday because of travel disruptions at O'Hare International Airport.

September 26, 2014 2:27 pm

Rauner's lifestyle in sharp contrast to Quinn's experiment with life on minimum wage

When it comes to making money, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is an unqualified success.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Gubernatorial candidates discuss jobs, veterans

CHICAGO | The candidates for Illinois governor kicked off the post-Labor Day campaign season Tuesday, with Gov. Pat Quinn publicizing his efforts to live on a minimum wage budget and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner hammering the Chicago Democrat's record on veterans.

September 02, 2014 8:45 pm

Rauner may be feeling good about his electoral chances

With Gov. Pat Quinn reeling from the double whammy of two separate probes of his administration, Republican Bruce Rauner headed into the Labor Day weekend feeling better about his chances of ending a decade's worth of Democratic power in the capital city.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Ill. governor candidates set on 3 traditional debates

CHICAGO | Illinois' gubernatorial candidates will appear together at three traditional debates before November.

August 20, 2014 1:43 pm

Fear of Rauner has unions backing Quinn

Republican Bruce Rauner is a powerful man.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am
GOP lieutenant governor candidate sought out state job

GOP lieutenant governor candidate sought out state job

Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner, left, stands with his running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti, during a news conference July 21 in Chicago.

August 08, 2014 2:52 pm

Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for Ill. farmers

LINCOLN | Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says a coalition of supporters from Illinois' agricultural community is backing his bid to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

July 31, 2014 3:44 pm

Governor candidates assess overseas tax breaks

CHICAGO | The practice of U.S. corporations reorganizing with foreign entities overseas to reduce taxes back home has emerged as an issue in Illinois' gubernatorial race, with Gov. Pat Quinn strongly condemning the growing trend as "unpatriotic" on Wednesday and questioning his Republican ch…

July 30, 2014 3:28 pm
GOP Rauner's campaign ad used made-up headlines

GOP Rauner's campaign ad used made-up headlines

Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidate, businessman Bruce Rauner, answers questions from reporters on July 11 in Springfield, Ill.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
GOP Rauner's campaign ad used made-up headlines

GOP Rauner's campaign ad used made-up headlines

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring — and even making up — headlines from news stories to make them appear more negative about his opponent.

July 24, 2014 3:51 pm

Illinois Gov. Quinn banks $12M for re-election bid

CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has banked about $12 million for his November re-election bid.

July 15, 2014 2:03 pm

GOP's Rauner has $3.5M for Illinois governor race

CHICAGO | Republican Bruce Rauner says he raised about $8 million in the second quarter and has about $3.5 million on hand for his bid for Illinois governor.

July 15, 2014 2:07 pm

School admission of Rauner's daughter questioned

CHICAGO | The issue of how Republican Bruce Rauner's daughter was admitted into an elite Chicago public school resurfaced in the Illinois governor's race this week with a top school official and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn raising new questions.

June 26, 2014 7:43 pm

Big GOP donors leaning to Rauner for 2014

CHICAGO | Anxious to clear a path back to the governor's office, some of the Illinois Republican party's deepest-pocketed donors are abandoning candidates they previously supported with five- and six-figure donations and directing their money to the only political newcomer in the race — vent…

August 18, 2013 8:30 pm
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