Bruce Rauner talks about running for Illinois governor after winning the primary election.
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Ill. Governor Pat Quinn joins us in the studio this morning. He’s talking about the relief effort in Washington, Ill.; his record on the state’s financial woes and his potential challengers in the Republican camp. Listen below for the full interview.
Rick Pearson is joined by Bob Secter of the Chicago Tribune and Steve Edwards, Executive Director of University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. The three take a look at the upcoming primary elections. The gubernatorial race is making the biggest headlines, but they also take a look at the race for senate and the politics of party-based ballots.
State senator Bill Brady stopped by the Sunday Spin for one last visit before the primaries this Tuesday. Rick Pearson, Bob Secter, and Steve Edwards ask him about the campaign trail and his plans for the future. He discusses the whirlwind next few days, his community outreach, and why he thinks he can beat the other GOP candidates (and eventually Pat Quinn.)
IL state senator Kirk Dillard is on the Sunday Spin. He joins Rick Pearson, Bob Secter, and Steve Edwards to talk about Tuesday’s primary elections. Dillard discusses his plans for the next two days, as well as the “civics lesson” he believes this election will teach the state about partisan voting.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner tells the Steve Cochran show he plans to “run the state like a business,” and he won’t take a pension or salary if elected. He also says he’ll pay for his own travel expenses “when recruiting businesses to come to Illinois.” Listen for the full interview here.
State Sen. Bill Brady joins Steve Cochran via phone from the campaign trail in southern Illinois to talk about his campaign so far as the primary elections for governor grow near.
Rick Pearson discusses last night’s heated debate between the Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidates. Harder punches were thrown, more accusations were made, and more money was spent than ever before. Pearson and Cochran talk highlights and analysis of the debate and the GOP race as it stands now.
State Sen. Bill Brady, State Sen. Kirk Dillard, Bruce Rauner, and State Treasurer Dan Rutherford debate at WGN-TV in Chicago on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner is on the Steve Cochran show today, talking about his motivation for running for office. He also speaks about education in Illinois and Chicago and comments on the Rutherford scandal. Listen here for the full interview.