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Tennessee Primary Results from our Region

Aug 8, 2014
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Here is a list of unofficial election results from our listening region submitted by county election commissions to the Tennessee Coordinator of Elections:

The race for Illinois governor is more than a year away, but former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’ll decide in the next week whether he’ll run.

The Chicago Democrat says he is talking with potential contributors to decide whether he’ll challenge Gov. Pat Quinn in the Democratic primary.

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Kentuckians have 590 days-plus before the 2014 general election, but already the political chatter is centered on potential challengers to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell—chiefly actress Ashley Judd and her potential candidacy's supposed strengths and weaknesses.

But Judd isn't the only possible candidate.

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Nominations are open for Kentucky’s Governor’s Ambassador Awards.  The awards honor government employees who’ve made differences in the lives of others.  Private citizens and government employees can nominate co-workers based on customer service, courage, leadership, community service or volunteerism. A selection committee

Co-chaired by First Lady Jane Beshear and Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer the committee will choose finalists for the awards. The governor will then select winners.

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Kentucky Republicans hear from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tomorrow at the state GOP's annual Lincoln Day Dinner. 

Quinn supports gay marriage

May 14, 2012

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he’ll work with legislators to allow gay marriage in the state. Quinn helped get civil unions approved in legislature last year and now doesn’t want to wait for the courts to act first. Quinn’s push for what he calls “marriage equality” comes after President Obama endorsed civil unions last week.