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Poll: Dem Gov. Pat Quinn Lags Behind All GOP Opponents For IL Governor’s Race

Deeply unpopular Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn trails all four of his potential Republican primary opponents, a poll released Tuesday shows.

The Capitol Fax/We Ask America poll shows state Sen. Bill Brady topping Quinn, a Democrat, by 48 percent to 39 percent; state Sen. Kirk Dillard and state Treasurer Dan Rutherford both ahead of Quinn 46 percent to 37 percent; and wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner leading Quinn by a margin of 47 percent to 39 percent...

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Gay Marriage Approved in Illinois

 The General Assembly today narrowly approved a gay marriage bill, clearing the way for Illinois to become the 15th state to legalize same-sex unions.

The bill got 61 votes in the House, one more than the bare minimum needed to send the measure back to the Senate, which quickly signed off. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has said he would sign the bill into law should it reach his desk...

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