In only a span of a few days, the two candidates for governor easily, if not accidentally, put their weaknesses on full display.
Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin, pictured on the right in this 2010 photo, donated another $1 million to Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, state campaign records showed Friday. That brings the total that Griffin has given to Rauner to $4.58 million. | Bloomberg/Jonathan Alcorn
SPRINGFIELD-One of Illinois' wealthiest residents has invested another $1 million into the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner.
SPRINGFIELD-Republican Bruce Rauner’s generosity to his state party continued Friday with the candidate for governor donating another $750,000 into the coffers of the Illinois Republican Party.
SPRINGFIELD-Gov. Pat Quinn and GOP rival Bruce Rauner debuted two new commercials Friday in their intensifying battle of the airwaves with the election about six weeks away.
Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent, the sixth straight monthly decrease in the state's jobless rate, according to figures released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner, a Democrat, is endorsing state Rep. Tom Cross, R-Oswego, in his bid for state treasurer. Weisner calls Cross, who is running against state Sen. Michael Frerichs, D-Champaign, a "down-to-earth individual." Frerichs' camp, meanwhile, questioned whether the endorsement had to do with Cross' law firm representing the city of Aurora. | AP Photo/M. Spencer Green
SPRINGFIELD — The former top House Republican, state Rep. Tom Cross, has picked up a key Fox Valley endorsement from the other side of the partisan divide in his bid for state treasurer.
SPRINGFIELD — A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is headlining a Thursday luncheon fundraiser for Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner who's trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
This afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn is hosting a Twitter chat, answering questions from people using #QsForQuinn.
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