Bruce Rauner

State News
4:55 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Quinn and Rauner look forward to debates

  

Illinois' candidates for governor have gone at each other non-stop, in commercials and through the press. But rarely have they interacted in person. 

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State News
2:54 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Quinn lagging by double digits in recent poll

Illinois governor Pat Quinn is responding to a recent poll that shows he’s lagging in the upcoming election.  The Chicago Sun-Times poll shows Quinn more than a dozen points behind his opponent, Republican Bruce Rauner.  

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State News
6:12 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Democrats blast Rauner for offshore investments

Democrats are criticizing the Republican candidate for Illinois governor for his links to offshore investments in the Caribbean. 

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State News
3:55 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Rauner offers donation to credit union

Illinois Democrats are questioning the motivation of the Republican candidate for governor.  Bruce Rauner is offering a million dollars to support a money lender on Chicago’s South Side.  

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State News
6:43 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Chris Christie campaiging for Rauner

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is in Chicago Friday to campaign for his fellow Republican Bruce Rauner. Rauner is running for Illinois governor against Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn.

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State News
3:06 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Quinn supports ban on assault weapons

 

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is bringing the debate over guns into his reelection campaign.  Quinn says the issue of military-style weapons represents a fundamental difference between his policies and Republican candidate Bruce Rauner.

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State News
6:04 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Rauner releases plans to reduce income tax rate

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner says he’s willing to negotiate with lawmakers on lowering the income tax rate. 

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State News
4:12 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Rauner continues fight for term limits

The Republican candidate for Governor says he's not daunted by the Illinois Supreme Court's decision not to review a lower court ruling barring a question on lawmaker term limits from appearing on November's ballot.

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State News
5:38 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Illinois Supreme Court not in a hurry to limit legislators’ terms

An effort to institute term limits in Illinois has hit a major road block.  The state Supreme Court says it will not rush to hear the case. 

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State News
5:05 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Rauner and Quinn disagree on minimum wage

 

The candidates for Illinois governor are again bickering over the state’s minimum wage. A referendum will ask voters this Fall whether the minimum wage should go up to 10 dollars an hour.

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