Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

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.

Fed. Ct.: Rauner’s GTCR orchestrated “bust out” scheme; lawsuit has merit

May 6, 2014
Fed. Ct.: Rauner’s GTCR orchestrated “bust out” scheme; lawsuit has merit

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida has issued a ruling which contains some very bad news for GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner.

Rauner mirrors campaign of Kentucky Democrat

April 1, 2014
Rauner mirrors campaign of Kentucky Democrat

Bruce Rauner appears to have studied the political experience of his former business associate Bruce Lunsford and done some honing.

Here’s what the FBI had to say about a Rauner-linked company

March 14, 2014
Here’s what the FBI had to say about a Rauner-linked company

A company linked to Bruce Rauner, APS Healthcare, took Medicaid’s money for itself and left some of our most vulnerable citizens without the aid they deserved.

Yet Another Federal Lawsuit Reveals Rauner-Related Buyer’s Remorse

March 14, 2014
Yet Another Federal Lawsuit Reveals Rauner-Related Buyer’s Remorse

We have a strong suspicion that a lot of Republican voters are going to have some severe buyer’s remorse of their own soon after Tuesday’s Primary Election.

Rauner lies about links to nursing home scandal

March 10, 2014
Rauner lies about links to nursing home scandal

We don’t use the term “lies” in this article’s title lightly. But Mr. Rauner gives us no choice.