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Gov. Rauner calls out J.B. Pritzker days before 1st debate on Thursday

10 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Bruce Rauner and J.B. Pritzker square off in the first gubernatorial debate on Thursday.
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Gov. Bruce Rauner nets endorsement from business groups, assails J.B. Pritzker on tax plan

10 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A group of Illinois business leaders got behind Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner Tuesday, saying his Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker wants to raise both taxes and the minimum wage. Rauner said he “supports renegotiating bad trade deals” but didn't say he supported President Donald Trumps latest...
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