Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

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.

Playing the ‘Goodfellas’ card Mr. Rauner? Really?

March 2, 2014
Playing the ‘Goodfellas’ card Mr. Rauner? Really?

It’s interesting that Mr. Rauner would choose to go down the 'Goodfellas" road because I’m certain I’m not the only one who immediately thought of a certain scene in that movie when the nursing home scandal came to light.

New Fed. Court filing packs explosive allegations about Rauner’s GTCR

February 22, 2014
New Fed. Court filing packs explosive allegations about Rauner’s GTCR

Republicans – and no resident of Illinois for that matter – can afford to wait for GTCR’s lawyers to weigh in on these extremely serious matters.

GOP Bosses still small and petty about Erika Harold’s run for Congress

February 16, 2014
GOP Bosses still small and petty about Erika Harold’s run for Congress

The usual suspects continue to display their small mindedness in an apparent effort to see how much they can shrink the GOP in Illinois.

Rauner’s GTCR hired habitual sexual harasser to head media venture

February 12, 2014
Rauner’s GTCR hired habitual sexual harasser to head media venture

The Chicago Tribune is a leading titillator when it comes to Dan Rutherford. But thus far the pro-Rauner Tribune has ignored another sexual harassment story which not only links their buddy Bruce – but also their own newspaper.

Rutherford accuser “likes” Bruce Rauner

February 10, 2014
Rutherford accuser “likes” Bruce Rauner

Edmund Michalowski, the person leveling accusations against State Treasurer and GOP gubernatorial hopeful Dan Rutherford, apparently “likes” Bruce Rauner.

GTCR’s former nursing home point man a top Rauner donor

January 28, 2014
GTCR’s former nursing home point man a top Rauner donor

Rauner still refuses to explain with any specificity his role and that of his former firm in the nursing home industry.

More on Rauner’s nursing home scandal: The Story of Juanita Jackson

January 23, 2014
More on Rauner’s nursing home scandal: The Story of Juanita Jackson

Yet another nursing home victim of the GTCR-linked THI was Juanita Jackson.

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.