Illinois governor http://wkms.org en GOP's Dillard officially enters IL governor's race http://wkms.org/post/gops-dillard-officially-enters-il-governors-race <p>Illinois Republican state Senator Kirk Dillard has launched his 2014 campaign to become that state’s governor.&nbsp; Dillard lost the 2010 GOP primary to state Senator Bill Brady Dillard but says he's learned lessons since then.&nbsp; He's billing himself as a good candidate because he's a suburban Chicago politician with downstate votes.&nbsp; Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:38:31 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 33114 at http://wkms.org GOP's Dillard officially enters IL governor's race Rauner Raises $1.3 Million for Potential 2014 Illinois Governor Run http://wkms.org/post/rauner-raises-13-million-potential-2014-illinois-governor-run <p></p><p>A Republican venture capitalist weighing a run for Illinois governor has raised $1.3 million in the last month.</p><p>Bruce Rauner began forming and exploratory committee in March to consider a 2014 bid for governor. He also started a statewide listening tour to gauge interest from Illinois residents. The money raised since then includes a $249,000 contribution from Rauner. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:28:45 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30094 at http://wkms.org Rauner Raises $1.3 Million for Potential 2014 Illinois Governor Run