Doug Ibendahl


Rauner used pension funds in attempt to escape nursing home liability

October 28, 2014
Rauner used pension funds in attempt to escape nursing home liability

Court documents reveal that Bruce Rauner personally authorized a transaction which appears to have involved the flushing away of state pension money as part of a plan designed to allow Rauner and his fellow GTCR principals to escape liability in nursing home lawsuits.

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

October 24, 2014
Is the Sun-Times protecting Bruce Rauner on the infant drug story?

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

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

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

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

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
Illinois deserves better than the Chicago Tribune

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
Rauner still silent on Ohio racketeering lawsuit

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

Bruce Rauner thinks Pat Quinn is some kind of genius

September 23, 2014
Bruce Rauner thinks Pat Quinn is some kind of genius

According to Bruce Rauner, Governor Pat Quinn is in fact the mastermind behind Heaven’s Gate-Gate.

Trial starts today in “legal thriller” case against Rauner’s GTCR

September 22, 2014
Trial starts today in “legal thriller” case against Rauner’s GTCR

The long-awaited trial involving Bruce Rauner’s private equity firm’s alleged “bust-out” of its nursing home company is set to begin today.