Governor

Illinois (ECWd) - This morning while having coffee with a dear friend and neighbor, it became clear he was experiencing the frustration with the distortions and lies about candidates.  Specifically, the information being distributed to voters statewide by Governor Rauner about his opponent, State Representative Jeanie Ives. We report the...

Illinois (ECWd) - Nachama Soloveichik, a Washington, D.C.-based campaign consultant running the re-election of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, was asking the question. She directed it at Diana Rauner, the governor’s wife, who was pondering whether it was now finally time for her husband to tell Illinois...

Illinois (ECWd) - The morning of Aug. 3, 2017, Diana Rauner wasn’t sleeping well. It was 3:50 a.m. and she was wide awake, thinking about the Rauner brand and legacy, which at that moment was circling the drain. Two years of inattention and disengagement on the school funding...

Illinois (ECWd) - In yesterday's article exposing the Governor's wife signing off on the final version of the abortion bill, per protocol, we made reference to "sources". We rarely ever point to "sources" as the only information behind an article and decided to elaborate as we have had several...

Illinois (ECWd) - Governor Rauner: "I'm not in charge!"  According to Michael Madigan's spokesman Steve Brown, quoting from the Chicago Tribune, Brown said he didn’t know “what to make” of the governor’s comments. “If he’s not in charge, we’d better figure out who is,” Brown said. We believe...