Republican News Watch

Libertarians lodge criminal complaints over armed intimidation

August 28, 2014
Libertarians lodge criminal complaints over armed intimidation

The Libertarian Party of Illinois lodged complaints on Thursday with both the Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Office of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.

Rauner camp brings a gun to a petition fight

August 24, 2014
Rauner camp brings a gun to a petition fight

The Illinois GOP’s standard bearer is a guy apparently comfortable with skullduggery that would make the Chicago Democratic Machine blush.

Right, yeah, a buffer. Rauner had a lot of buffers.

August 13, 2014
Right, yeah, a buffer. Rauner had a lot of buffers.

Bruce Rauner assures us he’s “five layers away” from the two high level ConvergEx executives indicted last week. Where have we heard that excuse before?

Internal memo exposes holes in Rauner’s nursing home narrative

July 21, 2014
Internal memo exposes holes in Rauner’s nursing home narrative

Bruce Rauner’s repeated suggestion that GTCR was just an “investor” in Trans Health is nothing short of a blatant lie, and the memorandum from GTCR’s own Management Leader is simply further proof.

New revelations cast more doubt on Rauner’s fitness for office

July 13, 2014
New revelations cast more doubt on Rauner’s fitness for office

Just like with the elderly in the nursing homes, when it came to the developmentally disabled, Bruce Rauner’s business philosophy was apparently “churn and burn.”

Rutherford joins Rauner in club RICO

June 12, 2014
Rutherford joins Rauner in club RICO

If State Treasurer Dan Rutherford wants to commiserate with someone over newly filed RICO allegations, his former gubernatorial primary opponent Bruce Rauner is just the man.

Bruce Rauner’s GTCR settled racketeering lawsuit in 2006

May 22, 2014
Bruce Rauner’s GTCR settled racketeering lawsuit in 2006

Was there corruption within the walls of GTCR during Bruce Rauner’s reign that would shame even the worst assumptions about Springfield government? It’s officially become a fair question to ask.

Proof Bruce Rauner was hands-on in nursing home business

May 21, 2014
Proof Bruce Rauner was hands-on in nursing home business

Bruce Rauner was GTCR’s point-man in a management/labor dispute between the Service Employees International Union and Trans Healthcare.

Alleged Medicare fraud scheme spells more trouble for Rauner

May 19, 2014
Alleged Medicare fraud scheme spells more trouble for Rauner

When greed is linked to alleged criminal abuse of our government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs, it’s time for folks to start paying attention.

Rauner cuts backroom deal with career politician and a conflicted lobbyist

May 13, 2014
Rauner cuts backroom deal with career politician and a conflicted lobbyist

Bruce Rauner has yet to be elected to any public office but he’s already acting like the Springfield politicians he says he’ll chase after with that big sledgehammer of his.