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Kirk Dillard

Dillard officially resigns from Illinois Senate

WESTMONT, Ill. | Republican state Sen. Kirk Dillard, who made two attempts at Illinois governor, officially resigned from the Legislature after more than two decades in office to become chairman of the Chicago-area's Regional Transportation Authority, Senate Republican officials announced Monday.

August 04, 2014 3:57 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
No Schock: Decision doesn't faze fellow Republicans

No Schock: Decision doesn't faze fellow Republicans

SPRINGFIELD | U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s decision to forgo a run for Illinois governor cut to four the number of Republicans publicly mulling a bid for the state’s top office in 2014.

April 27, 2013 9:45 pm

Dillard says he's running for Ill. governor in 2014

CHICAGO | Illinois state Sen. Kirk Dillard says he's preparing to make another run for Illinois governor.

November 08, 2012 1:00 pm
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