Rutherford Accuser Defends Lawsuit Timing, Says There's 'No Grace Period' For MisconductEd Michalowski tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine why he chose to come forward with allegations against state Treasurer Dan Rutherford, rocking the Republican race for governor.
Dillard Gets Teachers Union Backing In Race For GovernorState Sen. Kirk Dillard tried to steer clear of the controversy surrounding one of his rivals in the Republican race for governor, as he picked up a key endorsement from a major labor union.
Rutherford's Office Won't Release Independent Report On Misconduct AllegationsDan Rutherford spokeswoman Judy Pardonnet said Thursday that the information now will only be released through the courts.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Continue Barrage Of Attack AdsCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the attacks and counter-attacks by candidates and their supporters could be one of the most expensive statewide primary campaigns ever.
Former Employee Accuses Rutherford Of Sexual HarassmentEdmund Michalowski, who left Dan Rutherford’s state office earlier this month, claims the treasurer has made unwanted sexual advances toward him since 2011.
Republican Candidates For Governor Debate Taxes, SpendingState Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard, businessman Bruce Rauner and Treasurer Dan Rutherford faced off in a debate that focused heavily on Illinois' struggling economy and how to improve its business climate.
Rauner, Rutherford Trade Barbs Over Misconduct Allegationpublican gubernatorial hopefuls Bruce Rauner and Dan Rutherford traded denials as they faced each other over a potentially damaging complaint lodged by one of Rutherford's employees in the State Treasurer's office.
Rutherford: Rauner Behind False Allegations Made By EmployeeThe Republican Race for governor took a bizarre turn Friday, as Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford claimed his rival, billionaire Bruce Rauner, was behind an attorney's demand for $300,000 to keep a treasurer employee's allegations quiet.
Gov. Quinn Says He's Worked To 'Rebuild Illinois'Gov. Pat Quinn focused on ways to create jobs and trumpeted his accomplishments with election-year flair Wednesday in an annual speech that fell on the five-year anniversary of when lawmakers booted his predecessor, now imprisoned ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, from office.
GOP Rivals For Governor Pounce On Rauner At Candidate ForumFor the first time this year, all four of the Republican candidates for governor were on the same stage, and there were some fireworks.
Rauner Picks Up Endorsement From Cook County GOPFor the first time in more than 25 years, the Cook County Republican Party has made an endorsement in the governor's race before the primary, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
GOP Candidates Discuss Income Tax, Dealing With MadiganThe four Republicans running for governor were in the south suburbs Thursday, trying put some distance between each other in a race with no clear front-runner.
Rutherford: Illinois Was Prepared To Deal With Federal Government DefaultThe deal on Capitol Hill that avoids default and reopens the federal government is a relief to Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford, but he said the state was ready if default occurred.
As GOP Jostles, Quinn Has $2.9M In Campaign FundGov. Pat Quinn has socked away $2.9 million for his 2014 re-election campaign -- more than all four of his potential Republican rivals combined.
$670K Doors At State Capitol Inspire JeersIllinois State Treasurer and Republican candidate for governor Dan Rutherford has disavowed the controversial the $50 million dollar renovation going on at the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, including expensive new doors at three entrances.