Illinois Governor's Race
4:53 am
Tue June 11, 2013

Daley Forms Exploratory Committee

Screenshot from campaign video released by Bill Daley
Screenshot from campaign video released by Bill Daley
Credit billdaleyillinois.com

Former White House chief of Staff William Daley says he's forming a committee to explore running for Illinois governor.

Daley released a video on his website.

Daley earlier spoke to the City Club of Chicago.

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