The billionaire businessman was declared the early winner, quickly establishing too wide a lead to overcome.
A recent statewide poll showed Gov. Bruce Rauner is much less liked by Illinois voters than his fellow Republican President Donald Trump.
Rauner had largely avoided speaking about his rival or appearing in the same room with her — except for one joint appearance at the Chicago Tribune.
For a while now, the book on Chris Kennedy has been that he may not be cut out for a career in politics, despite his famous last name.
This is the first time in memory that a sitting Illinois governor has openly played in a rival’s opposing party primary campaign
Chris Kennedy plans to use an army of family members to help bolster his campaign ahead of the Democratic primary for governor.
GOP state Rep. Jeanne Ives, a staunch social and fiscal conservative from Wheaton, is raising money and circulating petitions.
If lefties can help elect a moderate Democrat in Virginia, righties might help save the governor’s mansion for the GOP in Illinois.
MIHALOPOULOS: J.B. Pritzker firms got $1.9 million in tax credits from the cash-strapped state government he’s vying to lead.
Doug House, also chairman of the Rock Island County Democrats, on Tuesday said the chairmen will make up their own minds of who to endorse on Oct. 7.
Noting she wasn’t “the original choice,” Daniel Biss said State Rep. Litesa Wallace is “the kind of person who inspired” him to run for governor.
Columnist Neil Steinberg says if history is any guide, becoming governor means odds are 50-50 you’ll end up in prison.
Drawing parallels between the horrors his family has faced and challenges facing Chicago, Chris Kennedy laid out plans to deal with violence.
Six of the 8 men seeking the party’s nomination spoke at a Rainbow PUSH Coalition event united in their desire to beat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
On Friday, Rainbow PUSH will host a debate featuring all six candidates for the Illinois Democratic gubernatorial nomination.