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Deep pockets pay off

Deep pockets pay off

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

How much does it cost to win the Democratic nomination in Illinois these days? At least $70 million, according to the newly elected Democratic candidate, J.B. Pritzker. After leading in the polls for the entire race, Pritzker successfully fended off a surging Chris Kennedy, and a grassroots neo-progressive c...

Daniel Biss loses democratic bid, falters to Pritzker’s wallet

Daniel Biss loses democratic bid, falters to Pritzker’s wallet

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Democratic candidate and Illinois state senator Daniel Biss delivered his concession speech to cheers and chants from supporters as well as campaign staffers and volunteers on the evening of March 20. Since announcing his campaign for governor a year ago in March 2017, supporters of Biss and his runn...

Kennedy supporters upset by Pritzker’s victory

Kennedy supporters upset by Pritzker’s victory

Timothy Duke, Assistant News Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The optimism and anticipation supporters of Chris Kennedy held was replaced with disappointment and bewilderment as J.B. Pritzker emerged victorious in the primary elections for Illinois’ next governor. Many supporters furiously campaigned for Kennedy as the election approached, with over 100,000 c...

Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Brenden Moore

November 9, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Focus

  Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-Winnetka) called for bipartisan solutions to the state’s problems as he declared victory last week in the state’s gubernatorial contest against incumbent Pat Quinn (D-Chicago). Read More »...

DePaul professors predict close Illinois governor’s race

DePaul professors predict close Illinois governor’s race

Summer Concepcion

October 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, News

A number of DePaul professors are unsure of who is going to win the Illinois governor’s race Nov. 4. With just a week left before the midterm election, professors cannot fully put their cards down on Democratic incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn or Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, a venture capitalist who...

The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

Kevin Gross

October 26, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Nation & World

This year’s Nov. 4 midterm elections will occur across a heated political battleground. Currently, Republicans hold a majority in the House, while Democrats hold a slim majority in the Senate with key seats in states traditionally hostile to Democrats. Additionally, 29 states have Republican gov...

Analysis: Illinois governor’s race a dead heat two weeks from election

Analysis: Illinois governor’s race a dead heat two weeks from election

Brenden Moore

October 19, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Metro, News

Gov. Quinn spoke to DePaul students, staff, faculty, and other constituents at the DePaul Center last Monday. It was his second trip to DePaul in a two week period. Read More »...

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