Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CIR. COURT: Libertarians to remain on November ballot

September 18, 2014
CIR. COURT: Libertarians to remain on November ballot

The Sangamon County Circuit Court has issued an order upholding the decision of the Illinois State Board of Elections which overruled objections to the statewide slate of Libertarian candidates in the November Election.

What did Bruce Rauner do to Cherrydale Farms?

September 11, 2014
What did Bruce Rauner do to Cherrydale Farms?

Cherrydale Farms is a Pennsylvania-based company which survived the Great Depression and two World Wars. But it couldn’t survive Bruce Rauner.