Republican Party en Candidates Pitch 'Electability' At GOP Debate <p>The four men competing for the Republican nomination for governor met in Peoria last night. They were participating in a live debate broadcast on public radio and television stations across Illinois. There were no big blow-ups or arguments. In fact, the candidates seem to agree on a lot of policy issues.</p><p>That left each man making the case for why he thinks he's in the best position to be the first Republican elected governor since 1998.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:04:51 +0000 Brian Mackey 17540 at Candidates Pitch 'Electability' At GOP Debate