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Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Brenden Moore November 9, 2014

  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...

President Barack Obama speaks after the elections. Due to harsh Democrat losses, some wonder if he'll rely on executive powers for policymaking in his final years. (Evan Vucci | AP)

The red dawn: Republican midterm gains have sweeping policy ramifications

Kevin Gross November 9, 2014

By the end of the 2012 elections, Democrats were riding a momentous wave. President Barack Obama won re-election by a fair margin. Democrats won seven of the 11 governor seats up for grabs. Although...

Video: Election 2014 around DePaul

Video: Election 2014 around DePaul

Joseph Troiano November 6, 2014

We interviewed students and voters on campus for Election 2014, Nov. 4. (Video and interviews by Joseph Troiano / The DePaulia)

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn addresses reporters as he concedes the election to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner during a news conference Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Chicago. Quinn took no questions. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes day after Nov. 4 election

Summer Concepcion November 5, 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn conceded Wednesday, Nov. 5, to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Quinn spoke to reporters at a press conference in the Thompson Center at 3:30 p.m. "It's clear we do not have enough...

Quinn says will not concede until all ballots counted

Quinn says will not concede until all ballots counted

Brenden Moore and Amanda Crane November 5, 2014

Governor Pat Quinn could not overcome a national Republican tidal wave as all major news organizations have declared his challenger, Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, winner of the governor’s race,...

Rauner claims victory in Illinois governor race

Rauner claims victory in Illinois governor race

Grant Myatt and Molly Shiroishi November 5, 2014

Republicans pulled away with the win in Illinois today when Republican Bruce Rauner defeated Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn in the dead heat gubernatorial election. Rauner is the first Republican to be elected...

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Durbin wins Illinois, race called before 8 p.m.

Kate Brunea November 5, 2014

Sen. Dick Durbin was elected to his fourth term as U.S. senator for Illinois Tuesday night. The election was called at 7:55 p.m.  and his supporters at campaign headquarters began celebrating...

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Durbin secures new term, other Democrats not so lucky

Julian Hayda November 5, 2014

The intimate hotel ballroom didn't bat an eye when the AP announced a solid win for Sen. Dick Durbin, nor did it seem to notice that Jim Oberweis, the Republican challenger, had ceded the race to Durbin,...

Incumbent Brad Schneider ousted by Republican Robert Dold in Illinois 10th District

Colin Sallee November 4, 2014

One of the closest local midterm races is now over, as incumbent Brad Schneider run for re-election 10th District congressman ends in disappointment for the Democratic Party. Rep. Robert Dold will...

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

DePaulia Staff November 4, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='5233'] Above: A collection of photos from Election Day 2014, Nov. 4, around DePaul's campus and throughout Chicago.

SGA hosts Election Night watch party for students

SGA hosts Election Night watch party for students

Nicole Swierczek November 4, 2014

Patriotic colors, decorations, and free food brought together the political savvy DePaulians on Nov. 4 during the Student Government Association’s Watch Party at the Student Center for the 2014 governor...

LIVE BLOG: Election 2014

LIVE BLOG: Election 2014

DePaulia Staff November 4, 2014

// Update from Rauner Headquarters 9:38 p.m. Energy was high at the Rauner election party at the Hilton in the South Loop, but the room was stale with a cash bar, no food and a mix of music from...

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