Illinois Republicans: Get ready for Bruce Rauner

John Kass introduces Bruce Rauner to the Illinois Republicans with his column this morning in the Chicago Tribune. Bruce Rauner, the multimillionaire bull in the quaint Illinois Republican china shop, sat down with me Wednesday morning at a diner on LaSalle Street to talk about politics. Are you running for governor? “I am thinking about […]

Chicago Teachers Union Threatens to Strike Over Raises; Silent on Failing Schools

Karen Lewis of the Chicago Teachers Union is angry. There’s a gross injustice being perpetuated in Illinois’ public schools, and the CTU isn’t going to take it anymore. In fact, the powerful teachers union is considering a strike in hopes that it would create so much public pressure that the Powers That Be have no […]