What do you give a guy who owns nine homes, made $60 million last year and wants to be governor of Illinois? I decided to give him the gift of music.
The Chicago Tribune endorsed Bruce Rauner in the GOP Primary and it's now endorsed him for the General Election too. This comes as a surprise to no one.
After decades of using incarceration as the country's primary response to crime, leading Republicans and Democrats are embracing safe, fair, and cost-effective prison reform. As Illinois prepares to elect its next governor, voters should ask the candidates what their vision and goals are for the state's crowded and under-resourced $1.3-billion prison system.
Fallout from Illinois GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner's private equity firm's ownership and operation of Trans Healthcare, Inc., a nationwide nursing home chain, continues to dog the challenger's campaign.
The long-awaited trial involving Bruce Rauner's private equity firm's alleged "bust-out" of its nursing home company began Monday, September 22 before Judge Michael G. Williamson in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Tampa, Florida.
Things are about to get very real for Mr. Rauner. The man has gone to great lengths to cloak the details of his business dealings, a task made easier by the privately held structure of GTCR.
Friday, August 22 was a very bad day for GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner. He lost on two fronts.
Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner has worn his political-newcomer badge with pride, saying it makes him the right person to brin...
Illinois GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner had some explaining to do last week when news broke of the federal indictment of two high level execut...
Two polls had Rauner winning by 10 and 14 percentage points, but other polls showed him ahead by only a few percentage points. On the other hand, a different poll had Rauner ahead, leading by 13 points. Why such large margins of differences?
Illinois currently has at least $100 billion in unfunded pensions and the amount public workers and all Illinoisans must contribute to the retirement ...
Unlike his opponent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said he favors allowing the Illinois income tax to fall...
We still have no idea how much cash Rauner might have personally harvested from the nursing-home business before things went belly-up. But one thing is certain: Bruce Rauner owes the people of Illinois some honest answers for a change.
The case was originally filed in state court in Ohio in 2004, but was then moved to federal court.
Many questions remain unanswered. But I know one thing for certain. If Bruce Rauner was running with a "D" by his name, every Republican I know would be demanding answers and calling for the candidate to immediately come clean.
Rauner still refuses to explain with any specificity his role and that of his former firm in the nursing home industry.