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Dan Rutherford

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  • Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state

    Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state
    Quick quiz: What do the Illinois treasurer and comptroller actually do? We won't make you read tiny upside down print at the bottom of the page to get your answers: The treasurer invests taxpayer money after it's collected but before it gets spent....
  • Treasurer hopefuls trade jabs on wavering stances

    Treasurer hopefuls trade jabs on wavering stances
    Two state lawmakers running to become Illinois' next treasurer sparred Monday on the finer points of state investments in foreign countries and the long-running question of whether the office should merge with the comptroller. The exchanges between...
  • Democrat Giannoulias backs Republican Cross for state treasurer

    Democrat Giannoulias backs Republican Cross for state treasurer
    Former Democratic state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias on Sunday endorsed Republican Tom Cross over Democrat Mike Frerichs for the job of managing Illinois’ money. “While I’m not in politics anymore, and who I’m friends with and who...
  • Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit

    Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit
    A former state employee who’s suing Treasurer Dan Rutherford for political wrongdoing and sexual harassment added Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to the case Thursday. The Romney addition came as Edmund Michalowski refiled his lawsuit...
  • Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor

    Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner urged Asian-Americans to vote for him over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn during a stop in Chinatown today, with a former member of a rival GOP ticket encouraging voters to look beyond party labels.   Rauner, the...
  • Durkin is new Illinois House Republican leader

    Durkin is new Illinois House Republican leader
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois House Republicans on Thursday picked as their new leader a former Cook County prosecutor known for tough anti-crime stances but also for his work to clean up a broken justice system littered with wrongful convictions. The...
  • GOP governor candidate presses for term limits

    GOP governor candidate presses for term limits
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday launched his petition drive for a constitutional amendment to put in place term limits for lawmakers, cut the size of the Illinois Senate and make it more difficult for legislators to override a veto...
  • Brady: Voters growing weary of Quinn's populist acts

    Brady: Voters growing weary of Quinn's populist acts
    State Sen. Bill Brady, a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor, said voters have grown weary of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's populist actions and want a leader who will "deal with reality." Brady, a Bloomington Republican who lost the 2010...
  • Rauner picks Wheaton City Council member as running mate

    Rauner picks Wheaton City Council member as running mate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday defended Archer Daniels Midland for requesting state tax breaks to move its headquarters to Chicago and blasted Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for tying the issue to legislative reform of the state's...
  • Dillard relying on running mate to keep campaign afloat financially

    Dillard relying on running mate to keep campaign afloat financially
    Unable to raise the kind of campaign money Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has collected, state Sen. Kirk Dillard has turned to the checkbook of his running mate. Since October, state Rep. Jil Tracy and members of her family have provided...
  • Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut

    Dillard contradicts himself on state gas tax cut
    Republican governor hopeful Kirk Dillard on Monday rolled out a plan to reduce the state gas tax and borrow money to repair roads and bridges, but the candidate was unable to offer much in the way of specifics and contradicted himself on exactly what he...