Rutherford decries 'challenging' Illinois gov race
PONTIAC, Ill. -- Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said the last few weeks of his bid for Illinois governor were the "most challenging of my entire life," but declined to offer a direct concession to the other three GOP candidates in a short speech delivered minutes after the polls closed for Tuesday's primary.
He didn't mention his opponents or the vote, but vowed to pursue a different role with future political projects, such as championing reform of the process of redrawing election boundaries in Illinois, which has been dominated by Democrats.
"There is no question, I'm... read more
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