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BROWN: Election judge robocaller IDed — but case still full of mystery

November 9, 2014
BROWN: Election judge robocaller IDed — but case still full of mystery

Republican Ward Committeeman Jim Parrilli was behind the phone calls that Chicago election officials contend were part of a “serious attempt to disrupt the voting process.”

Erickson: Rauner and his troubling, make-believe conversations

November 9, 2014
Erickson: Rauner and his troubling, make-believe conversations

It didn't take long for Bruce Rauner to slip through the cosmic wormhole separating regular mankind from the species known as politician.

BIVER: Rauner win has nothing in common with GOP victories outside IL

November 7, 2014
BIVER: Rauner win has nothing in common with GOP victories outside IL

Unlike the Republican victories around the country, Illinois will get what it asked for: more of the same with this time the GOP brand getting the blame.

VIDEO: Plutocrat (The Ballad of Bruce Rauner)

October 24, 2014
VIDEO: Plutocrat (The Ballad of Bruce Rauner)

"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
DUMKE: How Rauner makes money from worthless degrees

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 millions of taxpayer dollars through fraud.

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

October 18, 2014
CRAIN’S: Did Rauner camp interfere with this Sun-Times reporter’s job?

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 newspaper ran a story unfavorable to the politician.

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

October 16, 2014
DUMKE: One of these guys is going to be governor of Illinois

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

HIGGINS: Electoral Nose-Holding v. Sabotage

September 23, 2014
HIGGINS: Electoral Nose-Holding v. Sabotage

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 Republican Party.

NYT: Former GOP Governor Bob Donnell found guilty

September 4, 2014
NYT: Former GOP Governor Bob Donnell found guilty

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 star.

MILLER: Meet Bruce Rauner, the big spender

August 30, 2014
MILLER: Meet Bruce Rauner, the big spender

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