Campaign Donations

quinn Rauner

Donations Pour In For Rauner, Quinn

Both Candidates in the 2014 Illinois race for governor are building up their political war chests.

03/31/2014

Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley arrives for the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: WIN MCNAMEE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Daley Calls For Campaign Donation Ban During Legislative Sessions

A Democratic hopeful in the governor’s race says money is the root of a lot of evil, at least in the eyes of the electorate, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

07/01/2013

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

Casino Gambling

Report: Not All Campaign Donations From Gambling Industry Tied To Legislation

Campaign donations from the gambling industry aren’t necessarily related to the recent passage of a major Illinois gambling expansion, a review of donations from the industry to lawmakers shows.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2011

Campaign Cash Websit 101910

New Site Makes It Easier To Follow The Campaign Money

Site touted as user friendly to find out who’s donating lots of campaign cash to whom.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2010