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  • Report: 12 firms linked to Bruce Rauner went bankrupt

    SPRINGFIELD – A published report says that at least a dozen of the many companies owned by the investment firm of GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Illinois among top states for campaign ad spending

    CHICAGO – If it seems as though the number of political ads on television has ramped up markedly this election, now there's concrete proof.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Treasurer hopefuls look to boost office's image

    SPRINGFIELD – Two candidates vying to be Illinois' next chief investment officer have different ideas about how to restore the image of the Treasurer' ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Judge: Libertarian candidate can be on ballot for Illinois governor

    SPRINGFIELD – A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • In interview, Oberweis acknowledges hurdles to Senate seat

    CHICAGO – Dairy entrepreneur Jim Oberweis says his proposal to raise the minimum wage for U.S. workers aged 26 and older is a search for middle ground ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • New Jersey governor Chris Christie stumps for Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has pledged to come back to Illinois a "number of times" to help the campaign of Republican gubernatorial ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Union-backed PAC attacks Rauner comments to NIU students

    DeKALB – A state political action committee is up in arms about comments gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner made last week about venture capitalists ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Wealth, minimum wage pop up in governor race

    CHICAGO – Illinois’s gubernatorial race turned to the question of whether a candidate’s personal wealth should be a qualifying factor in holding publi ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Gov. hopeful Rauner visits NIU entrepreneurship class

    DeKALB – After learning how Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner became a wealthy venture capitalist, Northern Illinois University student ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Governor 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 l ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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