Pat Quinn

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State Of The Race: Governor: Illinois

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Pat Quinn (D) faces Bill Brady (R) in the November election.
Pat Quinn's references to opponent(s): 3 uses in the last 7 days (down 63%).

Compare how Pat Quinn uses key words

days ago

Top This Week



  • Last 7 days: 14 uses (up 1400% over last week)

health care


  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (down 50% from last week)

going forward


  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (up 100% over last week)

Top Overall



  • Overall: 138 uses since Aug. 30



  • Overall: 1417 uses since Aug. 30

health care


  • Overall: 59 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

...hard work ahead, but we're willing to work hard. Let's push through til Tuesday, and keep Illinois and America moving forward!...

— via Facebook (October 31)

...Classic Quin: The Bernardin Amendment and the Walk-Across-Illinois - Some public officials talk the talk about health care, but Pat Quinn has shown he really can walk the walk! Share | read more...

— via RSS (October 27)

...bring back the shovel brigade that dug the hole!” President Clinton tells raucous rally - Clinton noted that more jobs were created in the eight years of his presidency that in the 20 years that Republicans held the...

— via RSS (October 26)

...three public payrolls at once, another uniquely-Illinois institution known as “double-dipping”.  Good government groups and a few reform legislators sought to halt these taxpayer-gouging practices, but nothing ever happened. Until Pat Quinn came along. Share | ...

— via RSS (October 24)

...Gov Quinn is working to make sure that everyone in IL has access to quality, affordable health care.

— via Twitter (October 21) premiums - Gov Quinn is working to make sure that everyone in IL has access to quality, affordable health care....

— via Facebook (October 21)

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