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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Field Questions from High Schoolers

We are holding a special one-hour candidate forum, hosted by Phil Ponce, to give viewers an opportunity to meet the Republican candidates for Illinois governor. Chicago Tonight is partnering with the Mikva Challenge, a program that encourages Chicago youth to be active in the political process. During the forum, high school students from the Mikva Challenge will question the candidates about jobs, gun violence, education and more. Joining us are Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, and Dan Rutherford. We invited Bruce Rauner to attend but he declined.

View a slideshow of behind-the-scenes photos and watch web extra videos of the candidates from the post-forum news conference below.

Dan Rutherford:

Bill Brady:

Kirk Dillard: