SPRINGFIELD-First hinting at a 2014 gubernatorial primary run in January, Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday again remained coy on the possibility but still flirted with the idea.
"I have not made up my mind," she said, adding that she has yet to set a timeline on the issue.
Just an hour earlier at the same conference, Madigan's father,Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), indicated that he thinks a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Pat Quinn is a definite possibility.
"Well these are Democrats, and so everybody does what they want to do," he said. "Democrats do what they want to do."
So will Democrats do what they want to do? Lisa Madigan responded to her father's comment.
"That sounds like an accurate statement," she said.
She also said she has returned to Washington to speak with interest groups, including the League of Conservation Voters, and received positive feedback. But, for now, Madigan said she is focused on being attorney general.
"Well, I have a job that I very much enjoy that I think is an important one where we've been very successful...But there's a lot of work that needs to still be done in this state," she said.