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Quinn, Rauner Square Off in Second Debate

by Lauren Chooljian

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner greet before a debate in Chicago Tuesday.

Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner continue to battle over what's best for Illinois’ future.   The top candidates debated for the second time Tuesday night in Chicago.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 14, 2014

13th District Candidates: On The Issues

WILL Staff

Congressman Rodney Davis (R) and Judge Ann Callis (D) are fighting to represent Illinois' 13th District in the U.S. House. Illinois Public Media spoke with both candidates for an in-depth look at where they land on issues, and how they'd legislate.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 10, 2014

Troubled Anti-Violence Program Used As Political Fuel During Debate

By Hannah Meisel

Governor Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner gather themselves before their debate in Peoria Thursday night.

Four hours before Governor Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner debated in Peoria, a two-day long hearing on Governor Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program wrapped up in Chicago. The governor brushed off results of the hearing as nothing more than "political."

Categories: Economics, Government, Politics

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 10, 2014

Familiar Jabs, Talking Points In First Quinn/Rauner Debate

By Brian Mackey

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(Duration: 3:48)

Gov. Pat Quinn and GOP candidate Bruce Rauner debate in Peoria October 9th.

The two leading candidates for Illinois governor met Thursday night in Peoria for the first debate of the election season. Both men stuck closely to the ideas they’ve been honing for months on the campaign trail.


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 09, 2014

Election 2014: Democratic Treasurer Candidate Mike Frerichs

by Jamey Dunn

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(Duration: 6:05)

Mike Frerichs

The treasurer's office oversees Illinois' investments and provides several services, including college savings plans for residents and a loan program for farmers. Senator Mike Frerichs is challenging Tom Cross for the office.

Categories: Economics, Government, Politics

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 07, 2014

Election 2014: Republican Treasurer Candidate Tom Cross

By Jamey Dunn

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(Duration: 6:55)

Tom Cross makes a campaign appearance in Champaign on September 4.

Republican Tom Cross has served more than 20 years in the Illinois Legislature.  But he stepped down as House Minority Leader in 2013 to run for State Treasurer against Democratic Champaign Senator Mike Frerichs.

Categories: Economics, Government, Politics



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