More Bruce Rauner Articles

  • Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner's proposal to dump a temporary state income tax increase would cost public schools $4 billion a year and lead to 28,000 teacher layoffs, the rival campaign for Illinois governor said Wednesday. Paul Vallas, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running...

  • Biden, Christie in Illinois for governor's race

    CHICAGO (AP) — The closely watched race for Illinois governor got a high-profile boost Monday with Vice President Joe Biden fundraising for Gov. Pat Quinn and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stumping for the Chicago Democrat's challenger, Republican Bruce Rauner. Biden and Christie waded into...

  • Illinois term limit battle could end Friday

    Illinois Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's last chance at getting term limits on the November ballot may come to an end Friday.

  • Term-limit backers seek state Supreme Court ruling

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner and other supporters of political term limits asked the Illinois Supreme Court Thursday to jump into the debate about whether the question can go to voters this fall, just a day before the deadline for approving the November ballot. The Committee for...

  • Quinn, Rauner set on 3 traditional debates

    CHICAGO (AP) — The candidates for Illinois governor agreed to three traditional debates ahead of November, but Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner bickered Wednesday about the number and what constituted a debate. What was clear was that both candidates locked into one of the nation's...

  • Term-limits court fight could cause problems for Illinois' Bruce Rauner

    A major wrench could be thrown into Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's campaign messaging if a ballot measure doesn't get sorted out in Illinois courts soon.

  • Illinois governor, opponent clash over investments, pensions

    As one of the nation's most competitive governor's races picks up, voters in Illinois are hearing a whole lot about a British territory thousands of miles away in the Caribbean.

  • GOP's Rauner in Montana for vacation, fundraiser

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) has traveled to his family's ranch in Montana to vacation and raise money for his Illinois governor campaign. The fundraiser is scheduled for Tuesday at Rauner's 6,000-square-foot home near Yellowstone National Park. Tickets range from $500 to...

  • Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for farmers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would travel the globe on his own dime to promote Illinois products if elected. The Winnetka businessman, who is trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat...



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