Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and his former Republican opponent looked to bury the hatchet of a nasty election campaign Tuesday. They met for lunch at Manny's Deli in the South Loop.Gov. Quinn picked up the tab for the corned beef sandwiches he and Republican State Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, ate.
Quinn/Brady 2010 was growing on me. This could have been the best recount in recount history. Bummer we won't be able to experience it. It would have been like watching the Bills/Bears go into overtime.
The attack ads on TV have disappeared. Campaigns are wrapping up their operations. Pundits and columnists have already moved on to the next big thing. And political reporters like me have started catching up on their sleep.
Illinois Republicans say they had a great year at the polls despite state Sen. Bill Brady's loss to Governor Pat Quinn. But some in the GOP say the party would've done better if Brady was not the nominee.State Rep. Rosemary Mulligan is a moderate Republican from Des Plaines.
On Tuesday night, WBEZ and wbez.org went wall-to-wall with coverage of the 2010 mid-term elections. Our web traffic was through the roof (highest ever) and our on-air programming was outstanding.You want to see what it looked like in a snappy video produced and edited by Samuel Vega?
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady is conceding the Illinois governor's race to incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn, who now goes on to serve his first full term as the state's top executive. "I congratulated him on his victory, as he deserved," Brady said.