By: Steve Inskeep and Kirk Siegler
December 20, 2012
Connecticut officials and residents and others across the nation on Friday observed a moment of silence and the ringing of bells to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown.
Republicans hope to take the governor's mansion in the Democratic stronghold of Illinois. If Bruce Rauner wins the GOP nomination as predicted Tuesday, he'll take on incumbent Pat Quinn, who has lost popularity in the state.
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