With his top Democratic challenger out of the 2014 race, Gov. Pat Quinn says he remains focused on his day job.
Quinn addressed reporters Wednesday in Chicago, his first appearance since former White House chief of staff Bill Daley bowed out of the race.
Quinn shied away from addressing Daley's criticisms, including parting statements that Quinn wouldn't win.
With just one lesser known candidate left, Tio Hardiman, he's widely expected to get the nod from his party during the March primary.
Quinn says he'll still attend a statewide slating discussion this weekend in Springfield by the state's Democratic party.
Four Republicans are running for governor. Quinn says it'll be a tough contest