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Quinn, Emanuel attend Illinois same-sex marriage celebration

| Sunday, June 8, 2014
Gov. Pat Quinn (D-Ill.) pays tribute to marriage equality advocates at a celebration in Chicago on June 8, 2014.
A swanky brunch paying tribute Sunday to those who helped pass Illinois' new same-sex marriage law wasn't free from election-year politics as organizers deemed Gov. Pat Quinn "the most pro-gay governor in the history of Illinois" and knocked his Republican re-election challenger.

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Same-sex marriage becomes focus of Illinois’ governor’s race

| Monday, June 2, 2014
Quinn-Rauner
After weeks of focusing on Illinois' mammoth financial problems, the governor's race turned to the issue of same-sex marriage Monday as gay couples took vows under the state's new law. Gov. Pat Quinn attended one wedding ceremony while advocates accused his Republican challenger, Bruce Rauner, of being against efforts to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Governor: Illinois is now ‘on the right side of history’

| Sunday, June 1, 2014
Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says the state is now "on the right side of history," as same-sex marriage becomes legal. The Chicago Democrat issued a statement Sunday, the first day of legal gay marriage in all of Illinois' 102 counties. He says Illinois has "always been a place to embrace all people."

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Ill. governor applauds ruling allowing same-sex couples to wed in Cook County

| Friday, February 21, 2014
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, center, signs the state's marriage equality bill into law on Nov. 20, 2013. The measure goes into effect statewide June 1, 2014.
CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is applauding a federal judge's ruling to allow same-sex couples in Cook County to immediately wed.

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Illinois governor Pat Quinn signs marriage equality bill into law

| Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, center, signs the state's marriage equality bill into law on Nov. 20, 2013. The measure goes into effect statewide June 1, 2014.
CHICAGO -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Wednesday allowing same-sex weddings starting this summer, making President Barack Obama's home state the 16th overall - and largest in the nation's heartland - to legalize gay marriage.

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Illinois governor to sign marriage equality bill into law

| Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Pat Quinn
CHICAGO -- When Gov. Pat Quinn signs a landmark law allowing same-sex marriage in the state, he'll be incorporating a piece of Illinois history.

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Ill. Catholic bishop to hold gay marriage ‘exorcism’ when governor signs bill

| Thursday, November 14, 2013
Bishop Thomas John Paprocki
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A Roman Catholic bishop in Illinois said Thursday he will preside over a prayer service of “supplication and exorcism” next week to coincide with they ceremony in which Gov. Pat Quinn will sign the state's marriage equality bill into law.

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Gov. Quinn to sign Illinois marriage equality bill Nov. 20

| Thursday, November 7, 2013
Gov. Pat Quinn (D-Ill.)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Pat Quinn says he's planning to sign same-sex marriage legislation on Nov. 20 in Chicago.

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Quinn will sign Illinois marriage equality bill this month

| Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Pat Quinn
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Pat Quinn says he'll sign legislation allowing same sex couples in Illinois to marry this month.

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Ill. state leaders watch as lawmakers prepare to vote on marriage equality

| Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (red tie) stands on the floor of the Illinois House during the debate over same-sex marriage on Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The state's top elected officials are watching lawmakers debate a bill that would add Illinois to 14 other states allowing same-sex marriage.

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