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For its part, Uber pledged to expand its self-driving pilot program in Arizona and said it was "excited to have the support of Governor Ducey." Arizona has also welcomed other companies working on driverless technology, leading The Arizona Republic to proclaim last year that "With major testing by Waymo, ...
As J.B. Pritzker, Chris Kennedy and Daniel Biss, the leading candidates in the Democratic primary for governor, pitch their closing arguments, a large percentage of voters appear to be trying to make up ... Meantime his challenger, state senator Jeanne Ives, criticized the $75 million dollar Rauner campaign.

Illinois governor hopeful stops in QC ... Candidate for Illinois governor Chris Kennedy visits the Quad City International Airport on March 19, 2018 in advance of the primary. (Angie Otis ... A recent poll from Real Clear Politics showed he is trailing frontrunners J.B. Pritzker and Senator Daniel Biss.
Having already run a statewide campaign, Quinn – who was elected governor in 2010 and lost his bid for re-election to Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2014 – appeared to have an advantage in name recognition going into Election Day, according to a poll conducted by Victory Research between March 13 and 16.
Voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide Democratic and Republican nominees for the November general election, after a final day of campaigning saw candidates for governor, attorney general and Congress fan out across Illinois. Precinct polling places are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., and a preliminary ...
Some Illinois conservatives are fed up with their own party's governor. The insurgent primary campaign of Republican state Rep. Jeanne Ives against GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner signals the right's weariness of a governor they say is all talk. And they complain the little action he's taken is a “betrayal” to ...

CHICAGO (AP) — The candidates for Illinois governor are making their final push ahead of Tuesday's primary, greeting voters and sinking more money ... Jeanne Ives decided to take him on after Rauner, who was elected in 2014 with a pledge that he had no “social agenda,” angered conservatives with his ...
Profession: Lawyer. Duke University undergraduate. Northwestern University Law School. Part of the Hyatt Hotel chain, personal wealth estimated at $3.4 billion. He led the capital campaign for the Illinois Holocaust Museum and has made major donations to Milton Academy and Northwestern Law School.
A recent proposal by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner could force some school districts in our area to make a few tough decisions. ... On that list is Illinois State Representative Mike Halpin who represents the Illinois Quad Cities and State Representative Tony McCombie who represents the Northern Quad ...
Races on the ballot for the March 20 primary include for Illinois governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer, and comptroller; Cook County's board of commissioners, board president, assessor, clerk, and treasurer; along with all of the state's Congressional seats, all 118 Illinois House seats, and ...
The Illinois Governor's Mansion, at 410 E. Jackson St., in Springfield, will reopen in July after more than a year of major renovations. ... SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois first lady Diana Rauner says the governor's mansion will reopen in July, more than a year after the beginning of an extensive renovation ...
CHICAGO — The Democratic candidates for Illinois governor held a pair debates last week you might have missed. With early voting starting this week in much of the state, there is only one more televised debate before the March 20 primary. First, the six candidates appeared at forum hosted by WBEZ-FM, ...
EARLY voting in Illinois's gubernatorial primary, which takes place on March 20th, is already underway in Chicago. ... Daniel Biss, a state senator, who is attacking Mr Pritzker from the left of their party, and Jeanne Ives, a Republican state representative, who is going after Mr Rauner from the right of theirs, ...
Occupation: Governor of Illinois. Education: Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Dartmouth College; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University. Public offices held: Governor, 2015-present. Professional experience: Private-equity investor, philanthropist. Running mate: Evelyn Sanguinetti of Wheaton.
CHICAGO -- Six Democratic candidates for Illinois governor pulled their punches during an hour-long debate Friday night. They were polite discussing a variety of ... There are things that I agree," he said. Marshall and the other candidates were asked to name Latino leaders they would work with if elected.
Jeanne Ives, Republican candidate for Illinois governor, will speak at the Institute of Politics (IOP) on Monday. Ives's visit follows a month of tumultuous campaigning, including a controversial TV ad that appears to mock transgender individuals, among other groups, which quickly sparked bipartisan outcry.
Illinois Republican governor Bruce Rauner is facing an unexpectedly abrasive primary challenge from conservative Jeanne Ives — and a big field of Democrats, ... And both his viable challengers, State Senator Daniel Biss and another famous rich guy, Chris Kennedy (son of RFK), are calling for Madigan's ...

... Tribune report disclosed Pritzker's off-shore companies, investments kept secret and untaxed. "So there's no tax avoidance here," Pritzker said. "All the assets that are going to charity are going to charity, all the assets that are not charitable are paying--and they're paying right here in the state of Illinois." ...
State Senator Daniel Biss, a former math professor, is trying to stand out by telling working class voters he understands their day-to-day struggle. “We need a middle class progressive to be governor of Illinois. We've had enough of inexperienced wealthy business people buying their way into office,” Biss ...
CHICAGO — With roughly three weeks until the Illinois primary election and more than $100 million of their personal funds already invested, ... Rauner is up by 20 points against Republican primary opponent Jeanne Ives, a state representative who entered the race late last year and has little name ...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - With just over a month to go before primary day in Illinois just ten points separate the top three Democratic candidates for governor and the latest polls show all three trail "undecided." In the latest victory research poll, J.B. Pritzker leads Daniel Biss by six points and Chris Kennedy ...
Kennedy moved to Illinois in 1986 to work for Archer Daniels Midland Co. in Decatur. He has held positions at Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Merchandise Mart Properties in Chicago, as well as serving on the board of trustees for University of Illinois and board of Greater Chicago Food Depository.
CHICAGO — The Illinois Republican whose “repulsive” campaign ad caused an uproar in the governor's race this weekend remains defiant and ... Known for taking hardline conservative positions both on economic and social issues since she was first elected to the legislature in 2012, Ives has a habit of ...
We asked him why he's running for the Democratic nomination for Illinois Governor in the March 2018 primary: ... I'm state senator in the 9th District. ... I worked as a community organizer trying to help elect progressive candidates and to fight against the Iraq War and before that I taught math at the University ...
Illinois governor candidate J.B. Pritzker said crass things about black politicians. ... Could they have been less crass than, say, former Illinois State Sen. ... the conversation with gibberish about how African-Americans deserved another black senator to fill the seat being vacated by then-President-elect ...
(CNN) Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has denied clemency for a Chicago veteran who is facing deportation after serving two tours in Afghanistan with the US Army, CNN affiliate WLS reported. "It's not appropriate to go into detail on reason for a decision, but we take every review of clemency and pardon very ...
More than a month before the primary election, Illinois' eight gubernatorial candidates have raised over $133 million for their campaigns. By the time the November general election rolls around, spending on the race might top the 2010 California governor's election, which at $280 million was the most ...
Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to participants at a Zika Research Grant Symposium hosted by the Florida Department of Health on October ...
Jeanne Ives sounds like she'll be a candidate for Illinois governor. ... Are you starting to get the feeling she really dislikes the governor? Yeah ...
But on Wednesday, Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin ... In a statement, the governor called the failed override a “victory” for the ...
Illinois U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth said she is working on building economic investment and transportation in the Quad Cities.
The 2014 Illinois Governor's race set a record of $112 million spent but ... "That's a shame that it takes such big money to be elected to offices ...
CHICAGO — Illinois Republican governor Bruce Rauner is officially ... Rauner was elected in 2014 under the promise of turning around Illinois' ...
Bonnie Liltz, the suburban mother who killed her profoundly disabled daughter before attempting to kill herself, is hoping Governor Bruce ...
Citing a lack of funds, Ald. Ameya Pawar has withdrawn his name from the list of candidates for Illinois governor. "Today, I am ending my ...
Ald. Ameya Pawar leaves race for Illinois governor ... When he became the first Democratic governor candidate in January, North ... Kennedy said that if he is elected, he would send in the Illinois State Police to secure the ...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner ... Republican state Senator Dan McConchie told the Chicago Tribune.
Illinois Governor Signs Abortion Bill, Angering Fellow Republicans ... CHICAGO — Bruce Rauner, the Republican governor of left-leaning Illinois, won ... State Representative Peter Breen, who predicted that Mr. Rauner might ...
Illinois governor's race projected to shatter campaign finance records ... seen anything like this," said former State Senator David Luechtefeld.
Democratic candidates for Illinois governor are squaring off this morning at a breakfast forum hosted by the Daily Herald, Daily Herald Business ...
Hardiman's previous run for governor in 2014 revealed the former director of ... “The majority of Illinois is working class, middle class, and poor people, ... He said if elected through these taxes, it would total in 20 billion in new ...
The race for Illinois governor has crossed an expensive threshold – with more than a year to go until Election Day. The seven candidates in the ...
Dawn Schabbing photoNational Life Chain supporters line up along the sidewalk at Fayette Avenue, shown here, and also along Henrietta ...
CHICAGO — The Illinois Municipal League elected new officers and members to the board of directors at its 104th annual conference Sept.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner ... Republican state Senator Dan McConchie told the Chicago Tribune.
CORRECTS: Illinois governor to sign bill allowing Medicaid, state health insurance for abortions. . (Corrects APNewsAlert that said he'd signed ...
Chris Kennedy has selected Ra Joy as his choice for lieutenant governor, and the duo is hoping to make some waves in a crowded Democratic ...
Democratic governor candidate Chris Kennedy declared Thursday that if elected he would "govern as a feminist," as he sought to intertwine ... "As governor of Illinois, I'll govern as a feminist," Kennedy said. ... Kathleen and Kerry, among 11 children of the late former U.S. senator and presidential candidate.
CHICAGO — Bruce Rauner, the Republican governor of left-leaning Illinois ... State Representative Peter Breen, who predicted that Mr. Rauner ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — Governor Bruce Rauner, made an appearance at the Mother Road Fest for the 3rd Annual Governor's Ride on ...


 

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