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Illinois Gov silent after supporter links Republicans to KKK

Quinn supporter links Republicans to KKK

AP/File Rev. Walter “Slim” Coleman Updated 9:17 a.m. Friday An outspoken Chicago pastor connected Republicans to the Ku Klux Klan and suggested that GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner stands for “evil,” as he appeared next to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday to give the Democrat his endorsement. The […] Click here to view original web page at www.wbez.org Read More »

IL Mirror/WAS Poll: Republican Bruce Rauner Opens Up 18-Point Lead on IL Gov Pat Quinn

Yesterday I noted some particularly goofy notions from Lee Newspaper’s Springfield Bureau Chief Kurt Erickson about the impact of keeping the “temporary” income tax increase.  Namely, that making it permanent would allow the state to avoid a budget doomsday scenario, and that passing the permanence of the tax increase […] Click here to view original web page at www.illinoismirror.com Read More »

Pat Quinn is The Dems Most Vulnerable Governor

“It’s obviously very early in terms of the details, but one of the things that Pat Quinn has been able to hang his hat on for about three decades is his positioning himself as a reformer, an outsider and a champion of good government,” said Republican strategist Doug O’Brien, a former aide to Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.). “This really has the ... Read More »