Republican state Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale, confirmed he'll be making a bid for governor in 2014,
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As Republican candidates start lining up for a run for Illinois governor in 2014, so do issues the party must consider. Among them: appealing to minority voters and bridging regional differences. “If the Republicans want to win the governorship in 2014, they must run a suburbanite with strong downstate roots that can run well in Chicago,” said David Yepsen, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.