Democratic Party of Illinois http://wuis.org en With No Competition, Dems Endorse Quinn http://wuis.org/post/no-competition-dems-endorse-quinn <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many of Illinois' top Democrats met in Springfield Sunday to pick a slate of statewide candidates. Although several politicians had considered challenging </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Pat Quinn in next year's primary, they all backed off by the time of Sunday's meeting.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From the tone at Sunday's meeting, you'd never know a week before, Quinn was facing a tough primary fight. But then Bill Daley dropped out.</span></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 02:31:01 +0000 Brian Mackey 9434 at http://wuis.org With No Competition, Dems Endorse Quinn Quinn Seeks Party Endorsement; Daley Says It's Too Early http://wuis.org/post/quinn-seeks-party-endorsement-daley-says-its-too-early <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Democratic Party of Illinois says it'll meet later this month to consider slating statewide candidates in next year's election. But at least one of those candidates thinks its a bad idea.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's been rare for the state Democratic Party to get involved in recent primary elections. That makes the announcement of the meeting something of a surprise.</span></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:47:47 +0000 Brian Mackey 8817 at http://wuis.org Quinn Seeks Party Endorsement; Daley Says It's Too Early