State Senator Kirk Dillard en GOP gubernatorial candidates react to Daley dropping out of race <div>Illinois republican gubernatorial candidates have mixed reactions to Democrat Bill Daley’s decision to drop out of the race. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lauren<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Chooljian</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The news about Daley came just weeks after he announced his candidacy.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Daley says he realized he wasn’t up for the quote “enormity” of campaigning.</span></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:16:25 +0000 Lauren Chooljian 12105 at Kirk Dillard chooses running mate <div>State Senator Kirk Dillard has selected a west-central Illinois lawmaker to join him on the ballot in his bid to be the state’s next Governor. &nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 18:07:04 +0000 Jason Parrott 11363 at Kirk Dillard chooses running mate How the Republican gubernatorial candidates spent Labor Day <div>Today is the first day candidates for elected office in Illinois can start gathering signatures to get on next year’s primary ballot. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alex Keefe reports how some Republican candidates spent their holiday.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">NAT: (Marching band scales...)</span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:24:16 +0000 Alex Keefe 11341 at How the Republican gubernatorial candidates spent Labor Day