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Governor looks to Proft and Liberty Principles PAC again



CHICAGO – Two expensive losses last spring didn't sour Governor Rauner on investing in political campaigns. He's apparently in for more in the General Election on key legislative races.

Despite losing nearly $4 million to unsuccessfully oust Republican incumbent Senator Sam McCann in the 2016 GOP primary, and the same on the Democrat primary race, failing to save incumbent State Rep. Ken Dunkin from challenger Juliana Stratton's bid, Governor Bruce Rauner is writing checks once again. 

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State Board of Elections shows that the Governor wrote a check to Liberty Principles PAC last week for $2.5 million. Radio talk show host Dan Proft oversees. Liberty Principles PAC, and is affiliated with other independent expenditure committees, including the Illinois Opportunity Project.


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  1. I find it amusing that the ad is supposed to show the horrors of the Governors record, yet they show about 20 massive programs that government has no buiness being involved in in the first place. We can’t be all things to all people!

  2. Once again, our Billionaire Pro-Abortion RINO governor tries to buy elections throughout Illinois. And by funding DAN PROFT. I think I’ll just stop voting until the day we have a real Republican party in Illinois again (a day which, if it’s up to Bruce Rauner, Mark Kirk, and Pat Brady, will never come)…