Illinois Parties to Rebuild Unity After Primary

CHICAGO (AP) -- Republicans are spending the day after the Illinois primary stressing the need to work together to reclaim the governor's mansion in November.

New GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner told a group of party officials at a "March to Victory" luncheon in Chicago that "division doesn't help anything."

The Winnetka businessman says the party must effectively communicate that it cares for people from different backgrounds.

Rauner was the victor of a costly, four-way primary Tuesday. He'll face Gov. Pat Quinn in the November general election.

Illinois GOP party Chair Jack Dorgan says the party must expand and appeal to Democrats and independents in all races.

Democrats also held a party breakfast at the Billy Goat Tavern in downtown Chicago on Wednesday stressing party unity.

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