The applications went live Tuesday. And I mean the complete applications. If you applied through the Democratic Party of Illinois' website to fill the vacancy left by Scott Lee Cohen on the party's ticket, your internet presence just grew.
In the two weeks before the primary election, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn held about 40 campaign events and - by my count - 18 government events, according to a review of his public campaign and official schedules.
In a meeting legislators are describing as a first of its kind in the Illinois Senate, Republicans and Democrats got together to hear a presentation on state budgets from the National Conference of State Legislatures.
We went over to the Cook County Clerk David Orr's office to ask him about what the next steps are for a potential recount in the GOP gubernatorial primary. Steve Edwards led the way interviewing Mr. Orr. We went with a 50's instructional film motif.
Even though we weren't allowed into the fundraiser Rob Wildeboer got a lot of great audio at the Union League Club afterwards . Since Rob can only fit so much into a news spot, here's more from Brady. I grabbed a few clips that pertained to the two following topics.