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Get To Know GOP Candidates For Governor

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Bill Brady, Dan Rutherford, Kirk Dillard and Bruce Rauner are running for the GOP nomination in the 2014 Illinois governor's election.

    The anticipated race for the GOP nomination for Illinois governor draws to a close Tuesday.

    The four GOP candidates -- Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, Bruce Rauner and Dan Rutherford, faced off in a candidate forum March 4 and discussed some of the major issues of this election. Among them are charter schools, pensions, abortion, corporate tax breaks and minimum wage.

    Republican Candidates Talk Corruption

    [CHI] Republican Candidates Talk Corruption
    Yang Yang Cheng asks republican candidates for governor what they think leads to corruption at the top level in Springfield and questions their plans to combat it. (Published Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014)

    Before the forum, the candidates were asked to prepare introductory statements. Watch here to get to know your candidates and the principle issues behind their campaigns.