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Republican Bill Brady Concedes to Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

GOP Illinois governor candidate Bill Brady on Friday conceded to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, agreeing that his 19,000-plus vote lead made him the winner. Though the Associated Press called the...

Associated Press: Democrat Pat Quinn Wins Illinois Governor's Race

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, ahead of GOP rival Bill Brady on Thursday by 19,400 votes, said his lead is "insurmountable" with 100 percent of all precincts reporting. An analysis by the...

Democrat Kitzhaber Wins Oregon Governor; 5 Other Key Races Undecided

Oregon gubernatorial candidate John Kitzhaber, the state's Democratic former two-term governor hoping to return after a seven-year hiatus, was declared the winner over Republican Chris Dudley...

Pat Quinn Leads Bill Brady in Illinois Governor Race Cliffhanger

The Illinois governor race remained a cliffhanger Wednesday morning, with Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn narrowly ahead of Republican Bill Brady. Quinn declared victory early Wednesday, but Brady declined to...

Republican Mark Kirk Wins Obama's Old Senate Seat

In one of the biggest Senate races in the nation, Republican Mark Kirk on Tuesday won the seat once held by President Barack Obama, a highly sought after prize for the GOP. In a battle centering on...

What Religion Is Bill Brady?

Bill Brady, Illinois state senator and real-estate developer, is running for governor of Illinois against Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about...

Can Obama Save Alex Giannoulias, Pat Quinn in His Home State?

CHICAGO -- President Obama bought breakfast on Sunday for the top of the Illinois Democratic ticket, Gov. Pat Quinn and Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias, investing yet more time in two close contests...

Democrats Hope High Voter Turnout Will Boost Odds in Some Races

While most polls spell doom and gloom for Democrats Tuesday, the party believes it still has one glimmer of hope for hanging onto seats in tight races: high voter turnout. A senior Democratic...

Governor, Senate Poll Roundup: Looking at the Closest Races

A flood of new polls on this year's key governor and Senate races came out Sunday and Monday, and here are the ones that showed the tightest races and those where the margins are larger, but the...

Countdown to Election Day: Senate Races to Watch

Republicans will edge close toward control of the Senate Tuesday but are unlikely to be able to seal the deal. While the GOP is widely favored to win back the House, it faces a narrower path to...


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