Labor Day traditionally has marked the kickoff of the fall campaign season, but the heated race for governor between Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made the holiday little more than an election-year speed bump.
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner took Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to task Thursday for failing to dump all of the politically connected people hired as “staff assistants” at the Illinois Department of Transportation, saying the state needs a change from years of cronyism.
Illinois education funding has become one of the main battlefields in the race for governor between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner. Here's the company line from each campaign: From the Quinn campaign: Bruce Rauner's tax plan will gut education funding by cutting the state income tax from 5 percent to 3 percent. Show More Summary
Governor Pat Quinn had his Baghdad Bob moment during an anti-fracking protest at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. For those who may have forgotten (or are too young to remember) Baghdad Bob became famous as the perpetually positive...Show More Summary
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday called for spending billions of dollars a year on public works projects while Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn warned that if he loses re-election it will be “Siberia when it comes to investment in public services.”
As the Ilinois governor's race marches ever closer to the November election, both candidates have nine weeks of hard campaigning ahead of them. But Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's road might have gotten just a bit harder, writes Madeleine...Show More Summary
Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois vetoed legislation that would have effectively put an end to ride-sharing companies like UberX and Lyft.
Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed two bills Monday that would have placed statewide regulations on the ride-share industry that competes with taxis, saying the bills "would have mandated a one-size-fits-all approach to a service that is best regulated at the local level.”
Governor Pat Quinn has vetoed two bills that would have placed statewide rules on the ridesharing services Uber X, Lyft and Sidecar. Quinn stated that state-level rules were a "one sized fits all" approach, and that local communities should...
Republican governor challenger Bruce Rauner on Sunday lashed out at what he called corruption under the leadership of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, saying a federal subpoena for the e-mails of Quinn’s former chief of staff “goes right to the heart” of the administration.
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner accused Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of being under federal investigation for corruption Thursday while the Democrat called his challenger "one of the leading outsourcers" sending jobs oversea...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said GOP governor hopeful Bruce Rauner should release his tax returns, echoing calls from Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s campaign.
Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner has worn his political-newcomer badge with pride, saying it makes him the right person to bring change to Springfield and that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has been in government too long. Show More Summary
As the end of the summer heats up, so does the end of the Illinois' governor's race. In the political polls conducted so far, the Republican challenger Bruce Rauner seems to be leading Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, but the margins vary based on polling entity. Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD — For the second year in a row, Democrat Pat Quinn decided his political party won’t hold the traditional all-out rally on Governor’s Day at the Illinois State Fair even though it’s a high-profile election year.
In spite of the growing backlash against employers who push workers to accept their wages on prepaid debit cards — some of which come loaded with all sorts of fees — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign a bill today that allow employers to offer these controversial cards as a legitimate form of payment. The bill, which was … [More]
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner unveiled two new attack ads against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, focusing the message on beleaguered property taxpayers.
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner urged Asian-Americans to vote for him over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn during a stop in Chinatown today, with a former member of a rival GOP ticket encouraging voters to look beyond party lab...
Gov. Pat Quinn today formally received the backing of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, which joined the Illinois Education Association in endorsing the Democratic governor over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland and Jan Schakowsky took part in #LiveTheWage challenge, and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn agree to try it in the future