Posts Tagged ‘ Ibendahl on Politics ’

Rauner’s GTCR linked to nursing home deaths and abuse

January 22, 2014
Rauner’s GTCR linked to nursing home deaths and abuse

GTCR’s foray into the nursing home business might have been good for the bank accounts of Bruce Rauner and his friends. But according to court documents, some elderly residents of those nursing homes paid the ultimate price.

Bruce Rauner and Death of a Salesman’s Campaign

January 21, 2014
Bruce Rauner and Death of a Salesman’s Campaign

The fatal problem for Rauner’s gubernatorial ambitions is the irreconcilable disconnect between the way he made his money and the main theme of his campaign.

Rauner backs 29-year “career politician” in Kentucky Primary

January 18, 2014
Rauner backs 29-year “career politician” in Kentucky Primary

Given Bruce Rauner’s purported distaste for career politicians he would never of course support someone like Mitch McConnell, right? Guess again.

Christie could emerge stronger from bridge scandal

January 12, 2014
Christie could emerge stronger from bridge scandal

Christie’s response reminds me of what remains the textbook model for crisis management.

Here are the Republicans who voted against pension reform

December 4, 2013
Here are the Republicans who voted against pension reform

For years Republicans have been crying out for meaningful pension reform while pointing fingers at the Democrats. Well on Tuesday we learned which Republicans are serious and who is just as in bed with the unions as the worst Democrat.

Consider a side of candidate petitions with that turkey

November 26, 2013
Consider a side of candidate petitions with that turkey

Need a way to work off that big Thanksgiving feast? Why not take a walk around the neighborhood and collect some petition signatures.

Run, recruit, or don’t complain

November 21, 2013
Run, recruit, or don’t complain

If you’re the kind of person who would like to do something productive in response to bad Democrats, beyond just preaching to a self-selected choir on Facebook, then run for Republican Precinct Committeeman – or at least help recruit.

Here’s how your county’s been doing in electing GOP Precinct Committeemen

November 17, 2013
Here’s how your county’s been doing in electing GOP Precinct Committeemen

With the 2012 election, the statewide vacancy rate for elected Republican Precinct Committeemen fell below 50% for the first time in memory.

Run for Republican Precinct Committeeman

November 14, 2013
Run for Republican Precinct Committeeman

The Republican Precinct Project is the only statewide effort dedicated to reducing the committeeman vacancy rate that currently exists in Illinois.

The Illinois GOP isn’t going to fix itself

November 6, 2013
The Illinois GOP isn’t going to fix itself

It’s up to rank-and-file Republicans to get the Illinois Republican Party back on track.