Illinois governor expected to sign gay marriage into law

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign same-sex marriage into law on Wednesday afternoon, which will make President Barack Obama`s home state the 16th to allow such unions.

Illinois governor signs death penalty ban

Illinois will be 4th US state in past 2 years to dispense with death penalty.

Pat Quinn sworn in as Illinois governor

Democrat Pat Quinn takes the reins as budget deficit could hit $15 billion.