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Money Doesn't Necessarily Lead to Votes

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.04.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With news that GOP candidate Bruce Rauner donated $1 million more to his own campaign fund, making it now $6 million he has donated to his own campaign through this election cycle so far, we decided to take a look at five previous candidates in Illinois who attempted to run for office and were all very wealthy.

Money Can't Always Buy Success

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.07.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois has never seen a candidate with wealth on Rauner's scale, but wealthy candidates in general have struggled in recent years

Ex Metra CEO: Speaker Madigan has "moral character flaw"

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.17.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

WHO'S GOT THE "MORAL CHARACTER FLAW?" Ex Metra CEO Alex Clifford says House Speaker Michael Madigan has that big character deficit. Wait, who? Only hi...

Chicago Republican Objects To McCain's Attack Ads

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

John McCain supporter and former Republican Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ron Gidwitz disagrees with John McCain's attempts to tie Barack Obama to ...

Meeks Offers Deal To Stop Boycott

ABC 7 | Andy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With so many Illinois Democrats at the DNC, it's no surprise state business is being conducted in Denver. Illinois State Senator James Meeks said he'...