Quinn Campaign Silent on Support for Nazi Article

Jewish leaders demand Illinois governor publicly apologize
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn / AP

Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is ducking questions about his campaign’s promotion of a controversial article comparing black Republican voters to Jews who collaborated with the Nazis.

Quinn Campaign Wonders: Black Republicans Like Jewish Nazis?

Covers Twitter tracks after backing controversial piece
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D.) / AP

Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is in some hot water with the Jewish community after his campaign tweeted—and then quietly deleted—several messages urging backers to read an article comparing black Republican voters to Jews who collaborated with the Nazis.

Bill Daley Reverses Fundraising Opinion

Bill Daley / AP

Former White House Chief of Staff and candidate for governor of Illinois Bill Daley reversed his stance on raising funds while the Illinois legislature was in session. He claimed that his status as a candidate and not elected official renders him immune from being improperly influenced.