Bill Daley http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Daley Drops Out Of Ill. Gov. Race http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/daley-drops-out-ill-gov-race <p>Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley will not run for Illinois governor after all. His campaign says Daley will explain more at a press conference in Chicago Tuesday morning.&nbsp;</p><p>Daley has flirted with running for office before, only to back out.&nbsp; This time, he insisted he was in it for keeps.</p><p>"I'm committed to running for governor," Daley said in a recent campaign video. "There is no exploratory piece in this anymore."</p><p>But Monday night, Daley's campaign confirmed he's dropping out of the race.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:11:56 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 29965 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Daley Drops Out Of Ill. Gov. Race Ill. AG Madigan Says She Won't Run For Governor, Will Seek Re-Election http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-ag-madigan-says-she-wont-run-governor-will-seek-re-election <p>Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she'll seek another term instead of running for Illinois governor next year.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a Monday statement the Chicago Democrat says she's been considering the decision for months but that she enjoys her current job.&nbsp; She says she considered the gubernatorial run because of the "need for effective management" and frustration from others about a lack of movement on major issues.</span></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:11:57 +0000 The Associated Press 28258 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. AG Madigan Says She Won't Run For Governor, Will Seek Re-Election