Governor Quinn Faces Key Leadership Test in Coming Weeks
And all of it is magnified by the emerging 2014 campaign for governor, with Republicans already lining up to take him on and a few of his Democratic colleagues considering it too.
Quinn insists in an interview with The Associated Press this weekend that he runs Illinois as a peacemaker, gathering everyone together, hearing them out and trying for consensus. But as the Chicago Democrat enters critical weeks, he looks more at home in his old ways as a populist rallying the public.
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