Tag: Madigan

Despite Trump surge, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner blows it

Despite Trump surge, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner blows it
The Donald J. Trump earthquake has arrived, rattling the evil elite political ruling class of both parties to their very foundations. Correction, make that President-elect Donald J. Trump now. Illinois’ “Never Trump” Republicans – led by Gov. Bruce Rauner – had their political asses handed to them last night. Gone is Sen. Mark Kirk, Illinois... Read more »

Watch the funny Madigan documentary parody video Gov. Rauner tried to censor

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It’s almost election time and that means we could all use a good parody video. This is the best one I’ve seen. Take a look! Sadly, I guess Gov. Rauner and his friends at the Illinois Policy Institute didn’t think this parody video of their faux Madigan documentary/hit piece/excuse for a political ad very funny.... Read more »

Illinois lawmakers: Time to act on Bruce Rauner's pension fund conflict-of-interests

Illinois lawmakers: Time to act on Bruce Rauner's pension fund conflict-of-interests
If you missed David Sirota’s piece, “Midterms 2014: Candidates with Ties to Pension Business May Gain Control of Pension Funds” in IBTimes.com, go back and read it. Then read it again. During the campaign, few-to-none brought up Rauner’s conflict-of-interests with state pension fund business and his “former” firm GTCR. However, it is a very serious... Read more »
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Illinois Policy Institute Files Questionable Lawsuit Over Denial of its Press Credentials

Chicago, Illinois –  The Illinois Policy Institute has filed a lawsuit over the denial of press credentials to its so-called “journalist-in-residence” Scott Reeder and it is a real stretch. Apparently, Reeder is being denied access to Illinois state house and senate press boxes because of his affiliation with Illinois Policy Institute, which is also a... Read more »