Ed Michalowski http://wuis.org en Rutherford: "I Will Support The Republican Nominee" http://wuis.org/post/rutherford-i-will-support-republican-nominee <p>Treasurer Dan Rutherford appears willing to support his party no matter what, even as he maintains that another candidate for governor is trying to take him down.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During a debate in Chicago last month, Rutherford, along with the other Republican candidates for governor in attendance, made a pledge to support whomever ends up being the nominee.</span></p><p>Though venture capitalist Bruce Rauner wasn't there, his spokesman says he'll do the same.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:03:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 18797 at http://wuis.org Rutherford: "I Will Support The Republican Nominee" Lawsuit Filed; Rutherford Denies Wrongdoing http://wuis.org/post/lawsuit-filed-rutherford-denies-wrongdoing <p>A former employee in Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford's office has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and that the Republican gubernatorial candidate made him do political work on state time. &nbsp;<br />The lawsuit was filed Monday in Chicago's federal court on behalf of Ed Michalowski. He was a lawyer and director in Rutherford's office. &nbsp;</p><p>The complaint alleges Rutherford made inappropriate sexual advances toward Michalowski, among other things. &nbsp;<br />Rutherford has said there's ``absolutely no truth'' to the former employee's claims. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:42:41 +0000 Associated Press 18697 at http://wuis.org Lawsuit Filed; Rutherford Denies Wrongdoing