The Illinois Federation of Teachers adds its endorsement to the Illinois Education Association’s.

The Republican primary is now partially a referendum on attitudes towards public employee unions — between union critic Bruce Rauner and union friend Kirk Dillard. Unions, along with the Democratic Governors Association, have now funded $4 million in attack ads against Rauner. Expected to happen in a general election fight between Rauner and Quinn, but in the GOP primary? Whodathunkit?