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Rauner makes the rounds before election day

Nov 3, 2014

It’s the final countdown to Election Day and the candidates are crisscrossing Illinois.   Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner makes his first stop of the day Lou Mitchell’s restaurant on Chicago’s near west side.  The diner is no stranger to political guests.

The Republican candidate for Illinois governor says he would have vetoed the legalization of medical marijuana.  

Rauner reveals education initiatives

Sep 8, 2014

Bruce Rauner says he’ll be a “warrior” for education policy. The Republican candidate for Illinois governor revealed some new initiatives he’d take up if he wins in November’s election.  

A poll shows Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has an edge on incumbent Governor Pat Quinn among older voters.  But that partisan leaning may take a backseat to other issues seniors indicate as factors in the November election.

Democrats blast Rauner for offshore investments

Aug 4, 2014

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

Rauner offers donation to credit union

Aug 1, 2014

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.  

Rauner continues pushing for term limits

Jul 21, 2014

The Republican candidate for Illinois governor says he’ll take his term limits proposal to the state Supreme Court. That’s after his effort received a setback late last week.