Illinois Republicans http://wuis.org en A Low Profile For Dan Rutherford http://wuis.org/post/low-profile-dan-rutherford <p>Treasurer Dan Rutherford is remaining quiet in the final hours of his campaign for Governor.&nbsp; He also plans on the unusual move of keeping the Election night party for his Illinois gubernatorial bid closed to reporters. &nbsp;</p><p>Spokesman Brian Sterling says Rutherford will issue a statement Tuesday at a Pontiac location separate from his party.&nbsp; Sterling declined to comment further on Sunday. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:21:11 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 21012 at http://wuis.org A Low Profile For Dan Rutherford Hear Republican Candidates For Governor Debate http://wuis.org/post/hear-republican-candidates-governor-debate <p>Hear the broadcast from January 24, 2014 involving the four candidates:&nbsp; Bill Brady, Dan Rutherford, Bruce Rauner and Kirk Dillard.</p><p>Also, listen to analysis from political observers, including Institute for Government and Public Affairs Director Chris Mooney, WUIS Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky, WILL host Jim Meadows and Public TV's Jak Tichenor and H. Wayne Wilson.</p><p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:26:07 +0000 WUIS 17531 at http://wuis.org Hear Republican Candidates For Governor Debate Rauner Gives Another $500,000 To Election Bid http://wuis.org/post/rauner-gives-another-500000-election-bid <p>A Republican candidate for Illinois governor has contributed another $500,000 to his campaign. &nbsp;<br />Winnetka venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has now pumped $1.25 million of his own money into the four-way GOP primary for the right to take on Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in 2014.</p><p>Rauner filed petition signatures for a ballot position yesterday and also released three years of tax returns. They show he reported more than $53 million in income last year. &nbsp;<br />He also disclosed ownership stakes in three professional sports franchises, including the Chicago Bulls. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:15:41 +0000 Associated Press 13842 at http://wuis.org Rauner Gives Another $500,000 To Election Bid