primary http://wuis.org en Republicans Race For Governor Becomes "Blood Sport" http://wuis.org/post/republicans-race-governor-becomes-blood-sport <p></p><p>The four men seeking the Republican nomination for governor met in a debate Tuesday (2/18) night in Springfield, the last time they're scheduled to appear together downstate before next month's primary election.</p><p>With political newcomer Bruce Rauner leading in the polls and in fundraising, debates are a chance for the three other candidates to talk directly to voters, free of charge.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:47:35 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 19252 at http://wuis.org Republicans Race For Governor Becomes "Blood Sport" GOP Candidates For Governor To Support Eventual Nominee http://wuis.org/post/gop-candidates-governor-support-eventual-nominee <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The four Republicans running for governor are battling one another now ... but most say they'll put that aside after the primary.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At a debate at Chicago's Union League Club the GOP candidates for governor tried to set themselves apart on questions about transportation funding, Medicaid, and government consolidation.</span></p><p>But they all had the same response to the question, "Do you all individually agree to support the Republican nominee, whoever he is?"</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:46:49 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 17410 at http://wuis.org GOP Candidates For Governor To Support Eventual Nominee