Friday Jul 18
Illinois 3rd party candidates have no easy time
Chad Grimm is the Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor, but he's not campaigning this summer as much as defending his spot on the November ballot.
The Las Vegas Sun
Illinois Gov. Quinn facing investigations
Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, locked into a competitive re-election bid, is fighting to maintain an image as a reformer who's cleaned up state government amid questions about a now-defunct anti-violence program he started in the run-up to his 2010 election.
Illinois STEM Advocates Cheer Girlsa Computer Initiative
Two women active in promoting STEM welcome news that Google is beginning a campaign, "Made with Code," to encourage school-age girls to become interested in computer sciences.