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Governor hopefuls rip each other on hiring, taxes Video included

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The candidates for Illinois governor are sharpening their attacks on each other as they head into the Labor Day weekend. More>>

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Rauner: Dept. of Agriculture 'full of cronyism'

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The GOP candidate for Illinois governor says if elected he'd work to overhaul the state Department of Agriculture. More>>

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart wins primary, will serve 3rd term

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart easily won the Democratic nomination in the 2014 Illinois primary election, earning 70 percent of the vote. The Republicans did not slate a candidate, so he will serve his third term. More>>

GOP nominee for Ill. governor Bruce Rauner joins Good Day Chicago

Voters nominated Bruce Rauner in Tuesday's primary to be the Republican candidate for governor in the November election. Rauner will take on incumbent Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn. More>>

Gov. Pat Quinn ready for tough re-election night in Nov.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has won the Democratic nomination in his bid for a second full term in office. He said he's ready for a tough re-election fight in the fall. More>>

Political analyst Thom Serafin weighs in on Rauner, Quinn face-off

Businessman Bruce Rauner won the GOP nomination after Tuesday's primary. Incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn took the Democratic candidacy. Political analyst Thom Serafin gave some insight to the coming face-off in November. More>>

Bruce Rauner wins GOP nomination for Ill. governor

Voters nominated Bruce Rauner in Tuesday's primary to be the Republican candidate for governor in the November election. Rauner will take on incumbent Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn. More>>

Gov. Pat Quinn accepts democratic nomination

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has won the Democratic nomination in his bid for a second full term in office. More>>

Attorney Burt Odelson on close GOP gubernatorial race

Election attorney Burt Odelson talks with FOX 32 News about a close race between Bruce Rauner and Kirk Dillard for the GOP nomination in the Illinois gubernatorial race. More>>

State Sen. Brady concedes Illinois governor's race

State Sen. Bill Brady has conceded the four-way Republican primary for Illinois governor. More>>

Truax concedes, pledges support to Oberweis

U.S. Senate candidate Doug Truax talks to FOX 32's Tisha Lewis about a disappointing primary loss Tuesday night and his pledge of support to GOP nominee Jim Oberweis. More>>

Candidate Jim Oberweis` acceptance speech

Voters chose Ill. Sen. Jim Oberweis to be the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Tuesday's primary election. Oberweis will take on Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin in November's general election. More>>

Not enough support for State Sen. Bill Brady`s campaign

FOX 32's Craig Wall discusses the Bill Brady campaign for governor. More>>

Dillard, Rauner in a horse race for GOP bid

State Sen. Kirk Dillard is used to close races. After losing a close race four-years ago by a razor thin margin, he knows anything can happen. More>>

Former Ill. Gov. Jim Edgar weighs in on primary election

Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar joined FOX 32 News at 9 to weigh in on the 2014 primary election. More>>

Pat Quinn wins Democratic nomination for Ill. governor

FOX 32's Corey McPherrin talks with State Senate President John Cullerton about the governor's race. More>>

Oberweis wins GOP nomination, will take on Sen. Durbin

Voters chose Ill. Sen. Jim Oberweis to be the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Tuesday's primary election. Oberweis will take on Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin in November's general election. More>>

State Sen. Christine Radogno weighs in on Illinois primary

Republican State Senator Christine Radogno weighed in on the 2014 Illinois primary election live on FOX 32 News. More>>

Truax hopes fresh face in Illinois politics will serve well

Political newcomer Doug Truax, 43, hoped being the fresh face in the race for the U.S. Senate seat would give him an edge on primary election day. More>>

GOP nominee won't affect campaign strategy: Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin says that his campaign strategy won't be affected by whomever the GOP nominates to face him in November. More>>

Dan Rutherford: Last 6 weeks `most challenging of my entire life`

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford fought damaging allegations in this primary race. He decided to stay in the race after a former employee accused him of sexual harassment. More>>

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell weighs in on Illinois primary

Chicago Sun-Times columnist and editorial board member Mary Mitchell weighed in on the 2014 Illinois primary election live on FOX 32 News. More>>

Doug Truax awaits primary election results in Oak Brook

Political newcomer Truax, 43, hoped being the fresh face in the race for the U.S. Senate seat would give him an edge on primary election day. More>>

Jim Oberweis waits for primary election results in Glen Ellyn

In the race for U.S. senator, familiar face Jim Oberweis waited patiently for primary election results at his campaign headquarters in Glen Ellyn, Ill. More>>

Lt. Gov. candidate Paul Vallas: Quinn `eternally optimistic`

Paul Vallas, Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate for lieutenant governor, says the governor is "rock steady" in his confidence surrounding Tuesday's primary results. More>>

Brady confident in overcoming `underdog` status

State Senator Bill Brady calls himself the only reliable Republican in the race for governor and hopes that low voter turnout will turn the tide in his favor. More>>

Kirk Dillard waits for election results in Downers Grove

State Senator Kirk Dillard took heat this campaign season for getting money and endorsements from service and teachers unions. More>>

Bruce Rauner waits for election results at The Hilton on Michigan Avenue

Multimillionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner came into Tuesday's primary as a favorite among the GOP candidates in the polls. More>>

Voters hit the polls as primary day in Ill. begins

It's time for you to decide! Tuesday is primary election day in Illinois and polls are open. More>>

Voter turnout expected to be low for Tuesday's primary

Voter turnout is expected to be low in Tuesday's Illinois primary election. FOX 32's Joanie Lum has more from Harold Washington College. More>>

Polls open across Illinois as voters cast ballots

It's primary day in Illinois. The polls are open and there are numerous contests being decided. FOX 32's Joanie Lum joins us at the polling place at Harold Washington College. More>>

GOP governor candidate Rauner not chosen for jury

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has spent much of the day at a Chicago courthouse without being chosen for jury duty. More>>

GOP governor forum biting remarks focus on Rauner

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The Republican gubernatorial race has taken on a combative tone as candidates at a forum took jabs over allegations of campaign donations, clout and flip-flopping stances. More>>

Quinn's re-election fund grows to $4.5M

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Gov. Pat Quinn has banked about $4.5 million for his re-election bid. More>>

GOP candidates debate at suburban Chicago forum

Raising the state's minimum wage and pension reform are among the top topics at a Republican gubernatorial candidate forum in suburban Chicago. More>>

Illinois: More counties cleaning up voter rolls

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State election regulators say more than a dozen Illinois counties have purged their voter registration rolls to remove the names of people who've died or moved away. More>>

Minimum wage hike to test 2014 governor candidates

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Raising Illinois' minimum wage has emerged as the first significant campaign issue for candidates hoping to become Illinois' next governor. And it could take center stage throughout the year. More>>

Ill. GOP candidate promotes 'average Joe' image

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For Bruce Rauner, a billionaire businessman from the wealthy north shore of Chicago, the road to the Republican nomination for governor ran this week through Illinois' southern counties. More>>

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  • China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leader

    China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leader

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-08-31 10:13:36 GMT
    China's legislature has ruled out open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader.
    China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, saying it would create a "chaotic society" in a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the...
  • GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

    GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:40:49 GMT
    Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said he didn't want to become a...
  • Pakistan protesters march on PM's residence

    Pakistan protesters march on PM's residence

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:30:40 GMT
    Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister's home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering...
    Hundreds of people were injured as Pakistani police battled throngs of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with tear gas, batons and rubber bullets outside the prime minister's official...
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