Some appointed by Quinn have ties to donors Tribune
In debate, the Dems' Quinn says GOP's Bill Brady doesn't have a heart. Hey Gov. Quinn, what good are all your promises when you are stiffing providers while secretly rewarding your union buddies?
Illinois is falling apart, but rest assured, Pat Quinn's Underwear Is In Springfield
Polls have naturally tightened as election day draws closer:
Despite creeping up in the polls, Quinn still faces a staggering degree of disfavor among voters. PPP found that 60 percent of voters disapprove of his job performance, while only 24 percent approve, since taking office in January 2009.RCP on the race here.
P.S. The Mob Files. Illinois Policy Institute's latest eye-opener:
How did a former mob bookie wind up getting a top job with the state after his name got dragged through a prominent “Family Secrets” trial?
(Will Christie meet Oprah again?) From Brady for Illinois:
Governor Chris Christie to headline rally for Bill Brady in Peoria next week
Popular New Jersey governor will also hold fundraising reception
Springfield -- Much sought after speaker Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey will be in Peoria next Tuesday, October 5, for a rally in support of governor candidate Bill Brady.
Christie and Brady will take the stage with other candidates on October 5, from 5:30 to 7p.m. at Finish Line Ford Showroom, 2211 W. Pioneer Parkway. Afterward, Christie will host a fundraising event in Peoria for Brady.
The rally is $25 per ticket. Anyone interested in attending should contact Becky Weber at 309-369-1133 for tickets.
"Chris Christie has proven that with solid leadership, a new governor can bring a clean break to a state badly in need of change," Brady said. "I am honored and excited to receive his support."