Bill Brady

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Republican | Challenger | Illinois gubernatorial candidate Full profile

State Of The Race: Governor: Illinois

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Bill Brady (R) faces Pat Quinn (D) in the November election.
Bill Brady's references to opponent(s): 15 uses in the last 7 days (down 12%).

Compare how Bill Brady uses key words

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Top This Week

jobs

8,3,14,12,10,7,12,10

  • Last 7 days: 10 uses (down 17% from last week)

taxes

8,4,8,14,6,2,9,8

  • Last 7 days: 8 uses (down 11% from last week)

deficit

8,4,18,10,26,14,24,8

  • Last 7 days: 8 uses (down 67% from last week)

Top Overall

deficit

8,4,18,10,26,14,24,8

  • Overall: 203 uses since Aug. 30

jobs

8,3,14,12,10,7,12,10

  • Overall: 105 uses since Aug. 30

economy

6,4,10,6,9,7,10,7

  • Overall: 99 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...number of Democrats who are supporting me for Governor. Many Illinois Democrats are no more supportive of high taxes and wasteful spending than I am, and recognize that I will deliver the Clean Break from Blago/Quinn. Thanks...

— via Facebook (November 2)

...vote this time. I'll guess you have a neighbor who is against higher taxes, a co-worker who wants school reform, a cousin who is put off by the Chicago Machine. Tell them what you already know. I will deliver...

— via Facebook (November 1)

...of you to participate in the vote this time. I'll guess you have a neighbor who is against higher taxes, a co-worker who wants school reform, a cousin who is put off by the Chicago Machine. Tell them what...

— via Facebook (November 1)

...do about is not pay the state's legitimate bills. It's not all Quinn's fault. The Legislature left the entire budget mess on the governor's doorstep. Two recent events are harbingers of the future if Quinn is re-elected. He signed...

— via RSS (October 31)

...campaign. But Illinois' situation is so dire that the only issues that really matter are jobs, the economy and putting the state's financial house in order. It is our opinion that Illinois cannot recover and eventually thrive ...

— via RSS (October 31)

...in this long campaign. But Illinois' situation is so dire that the only issues that really matter are jobs, the economy and putting the state's financial house in order. It is our opinion that Illinois cannot recover and...

— via RSS (October 31)

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