Bill Brady http://peoriapublicradio.org en A competitive GOP primary for Gov. could help other challengers http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/competitive-gop-primary-gov-could-help-other-challengers <div>Some political strategists say a competitive Republican primary for governor could help challengers further down the ballot, like for state representative or senator. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Four candidates are seeking the GOP nomination for governor.</span></div><div> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:37:36 +0000 Tony Arnold 12354 at http://peoriapublicradio.org A competitive GOP primary for Gov. could help other challengers Illinois republicans come together at State Fair http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-republicans-come-together-state-fair <div>Illinois Republicans were in Springfield Thursday for a meeting of party officials this morning and an afternoon rally at the State Fair. &nbsp;As IPR's Brian Mackey reports, GOP candidates say the party needs to come together in order to have any hope of breaking the Democratic Party's dominance in Illinois:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:51:33 +0000 Brian Mackey 10479 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois republicans come together at State Fair Bill Brady announces another bid for governor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bill-brady-announces-another-bid-governor <div>Illinois State Senator Bill Brady is hoping his third campaign for governor is a charm. The Bloomington Republican announced Wednesday he’s running for the executive branch again. IPR’S Tony Arnold reports.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bill Brady lost to incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn in 2010 by about 32,000 votes. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Four years earlier, he didn’t make it out of the Republican primary. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brady says now, he’s learned where he needs to do better.</span></p></div><div> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:04:25 +0000 Tony Arnold 7957 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bill Brady announces another bid for governor