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Lose One for the Gipper: IL Gov Candidate Invokes Reagan in Threat to Shut Down State Government

Lose One for the Gipper: IL Gov Candidate Invokes Reagan in Threat to Shut Down State Government
A video has surfaced of Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner promising members of the Tazewell County GOP that he will shut down the state government and conduct a mass firing of public workers if elected. The comments came during a dinner held by the organization.
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Illinois Gov Race Looks to Be a Knock-Down, Drag-Out Nailbiter: Money Pouring In From Both Sides

Illinois Gov Race Looks to Be a Knock-Down, Drag-Out Nailbiter: Money Pouring In From Both Sides
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and wealthy Republican businessman Bruce Rauner won their primary races Tuesday, setting up what's expected to be one the hardest fought and most expensive races in the nation.
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GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Who Wants to Cut Minimum Wage Owes Workers Near $4M in Back Pay

GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Who Wants to Cut Minimum Wage Owes Workers Near $4M in Back Pay
A company Bruce Rauner, the GOP frontrunner in Illinois' gubernatorial race, once owned owes its employees $3.75 million in back pay. This comes on top of other scandals, one involving mistreatment at a Rauner-owned nursing home. Many Republicans remain undecided, and the more they learn about Rauner, the less they like him.
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