11/25/2013 05:25 pm ET

Rauner's Many Million-Dollar Homes


The latest TV ad blitz of the 2014 campaign for governor features wealthy Republican investor Bruce Rauner showing off his modest watch, a symbol of his down-to-earth frugality.

"Bruce has never let his success change him," declares the campaign's official bio. "He still drives a 20-year-old camper van, wears an $18 watch, and stays in the cheapest hotel room he can find when he's on the road."

But while Rauner may have a bargain-basement Timex on his wrist, his real estate portfolio is pure Rolex.

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