Quinn on Tuesday touted the planned Illinois visits of President Barack Obama on Thursday for an event for the governor. First lady Michelle Obama will do the same next week.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also is scheduled to be in Chicago next week and her visit could include a stop to support Quinn.
The timing for Quinn may be tricky. A bipartisan panel of lawmakers announced Tuesday that it would convene for two days next week to continue its probe into a troubled anti-violence program overseen by the Quinn campaign ahead of the last election in 2010.