Is the Sun-Times protecting Bruce Rauner on the infant drug story?

October 24, 2014

We’ve uncovered some additional links between Bruce Rauner and the Chicago Sun-Times.

Rauner’s former company settled federal lawsuit over infant heart drug

October 23, 2014

It doesn’t matter how much money Bruce Rauner has made. But it does matter what he was willing to do for it, and it does matter who he expected to subsidize his lifestyle.

AG Madigan’s brief in Rauner-linked baby heart drug lawsuit

October 22, 2014

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with nine other state attorneys general, joined in support of the FTC’s complaint against Rauner's company, Ovation.

Rauner company raised cost of life-saving drug for babies 1,300% (UPDATED)

October 21, 2014

Bruce Rauner is never going to brag about his spoils derived from Illinois-based pharmaceutical company Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

What Rauner wants you to ignore in the Chicago Sun-Times scandal

October 19, 2014

In response to the latest bombshell, Bruce Rauner did what he almost always does at the first sign of trouble. He lied.

Illinois deserves better than the Chicago Tribune

October 13, 2014

How does the Chicago Tribune endorse a guy who by its own definition is the problem? Simple. It just ignores Bruce Rauner's record.

Rauner still silent on Ohio racketeering lawsuit

September 26, 2014

Bruce Rauner’s firm settled a civil racketeering lawsuit back in 2006, shortly after the federal judge set a trial date for the case.

VIDEO: Plutocrat (The Ballad of Bruce Rauner)

October 24, 2014

"I'll hammer and shake that capitol dome, like it's a grandma stuck in a nursing home. Hey, grandma, it's time to say goodbye." Brilliant. A must watch.

DUMKE: How Rauner makes money from worthless degrees

October 20, 2014

Bruce Rauner made some of his vast fortune—and continues to collect money—from for-profit schools that are accused in court of exploiting students, handing out worthless degrees, and raking in...

CRAIN’S: Did Rauner camp interfere with this Sun-Times reporter’s job?

October 18, 2014

A Chicago Sun-Times reporter hired former federal prosecutor Patrick Collins to investigate whether the campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner tried to interfere with his employment after the...

DUMKE: One of these guys is going to be governor of Illinois

October 16, 2014

A few things you should know about Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner.

HIGGINS: Electoral Nose-Holding v. Sabotage

September 23, 2014

Bruce Rauner’s election victory would not merely signify affirmation of his views on “social issues,” it would also allow his views to seep deeper into the tissue of the...

NYT: Former GOP Governor Bob Donnell found guilty

September 4, 2014

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted of corruption in federal court Thursday, following a trial that halted the political ascent of the one-time Republican...

MILLER: Meet Bruce Rauner, the big spender

August 30, 2014

The new government spending that Bruce Rauner is proposing on the campaign trail transcends the political posturing we've grown accustomed to as Illinoisans.


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Mark Kirk’s extremely liberal voting record

Mark Kirk’s extremely liberal voting record

Nationally syndicated conservative talk radio host and best selling author Laura Ingraham called Mark Kirk "part of the RINO Republican class that got Republicans into trouble in the first place." We agree.

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