Bruce Rauner

State News
5:32 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Polls show tight race for Illinois Governor

With the November Fourth election steadily approaching, polls continue to show a tight race between Governor Pat Quinn and Republican equity investor Bruce Rauner. 

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State News
4:20 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Illinois Governor candidates woo women voters

Feminist activist Gloria Steinem is in Chicago today to stump for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. But the Democratic incumbent isn’t the only one working hard to get women’s votes.

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State News
3:49 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Race for Illinois Governor raising big money

At least 53 million dollars has been spent so far on the race for Illinois governor making it one of the most expensive match-ups in the nation. Details on a new report shows that most of that comes from relatively few donors. 

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State News
4:32 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Rauner garners newspaper endorsements

Although he's dipping in polls, Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner is picking up newspaper endorsements. 

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State News
2:42 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

A suprising non-endorsement in Governor's Race

Credit Peoria Public Radio

For the first time ever, a staunchly pro-business group is declining to make an endorsement in the race for Illinois Governor. 

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State News
3:50 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Quinn and Rauner neck and neck in polls

Illinois' race for governor is shaping up as one of the most competitive in the nation. And it's impossible to tell who's winning. 

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State News
1:06 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Libertarian Party to remain on November ballot

Democrats succeeded in getting a slate of Green Party candidates wiped from the November ballot. But the Libertarian Party had enough signatures to withstand a Republican challenge before the State Board of Elections. And now the Libertarians have withstood a court challenge as well. IPR's Amanda Vinicky has the latest.                                                                                              

Sometimes you can actually hear the smile in someone's voice. I didn't actually see Chad Grimm's face upon hearing the news that he'll remain on the ballot as the Libertarian nominee for governor. But, he sure sounds happy:

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State News
3:15 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Rauner calls bid system for marijuana license corrupt

The Republican candidate for Illinois governor says he would have vetoed the legalization of medical marijuana.  

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State News
4:05 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Quinn won't fire more IDOT workers

The Republican running against Governor Pat Quinn is slamming the Democrat for refusing to fire more than a-hundred state workers. They were hired in violation of anti-patronage rules. Quinn’s administration says the workers will remain at the state Department of Transportation.

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State News
4:29 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

New Jersey Governor campaigns for Rauner

Republicans across America have high hopes for Bruce Rauner's campaign to be the next governor of Illinois. Campaigning with him Wednesday in Springfield was New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. 

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