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The latest poll shows the gubernatorial race in a dead heat between the two front-runners. We analyze the numbers and the final five-day push before Election Day on Tuesday.

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Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner face off during a joint appearance before the Chicago Tribune editorial board.

Candidates Announce Debate Schedules

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Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner agrees to a series of debates with Gov. Pat Quinn. But why is the Quinn camp calling Rauner’s debate schedule "phony" and "concocted?" Paris Schutz has the latest.

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Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner comes out with a comprehensive tax plan. Which taxes would go down, which would go up, and how did Gov. Pat Quinn respond?

Hearing Begins Despite 90-Day Delay Request

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A panel of lawmakers goes forward today with a hearing on Gov. Pat Quinn's controversial $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, despite the Feds telling them not to. Paris Schutz has the details.

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As a bill to regulate the commercial ride-share industry lands on Gov. Pat Quinn's desk, we talk to representatives of the traditional taxi industry and rideshare company Uber about the regulation. 

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The governor signs a bill relaxing voter restrictions, but Republicans say it's a backhanded ploy to elect more Democrats. Paris Schutz has the very latest.

Lawmakers Vote to Subpoena Former State Officials

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Former state officials who helped create and run Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled Neighborhood Recovery Initiative have been subpoenaed to testify before lawmakers in mid-July.

Quinn Signs Chicago Pension Law; Property Taxe Hike Off-table

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After a long wait, the Governor today finally signed the bill into law that reforms two of the city's underfunded pension systems. The governor urged City Council to avoid using property tax hikes to fund the new law, and the mayor responded by taking property tax hikes off the table in the first year of the new law.

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Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn released his 2013 tax return. Read an article.

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Last week, state lawmakers passed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to cut retirement benefits for some city workers. Even though the bill left out a controversial property tax hike provision, Gov. Pat Quinn has yet to sign the legislation. We discuss the effect Chicago’s reform could have statewide, and other topics, with our panel of Illinois lawmakers. Read an article.

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Gov. Pat Quinn delivers his annual budget address in Springfield. We take a look at his proposal, the numbers, potential cuts -- and what it all could mean to you.

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