Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner's approval rating is just 36.5 percent, according to a Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll.
Let's look at two different test cases of the GOP's "private flight is right" hypothesis: newly sworn-in Governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, and the evolution of Veterans Affairs under Secretary Robert A. McDonald.
Nine hour voting lines in my hometown city of Chicago wasn't the only unfortunate news coming out of the Land of Lincoln this morning. For the first time since 1998, with 99 percent of the state's precincts reporting, Illinois has a Republican Governor.
The leading Republican candidate for Governor in Illinois, multi-millionaire Bruce Rauner, thinks the state's minimum wage is too high.
John Boehner's reaction in not wanting to hold a vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act legislation is still wrong.
Ed Schultz rips apart Scott Walker's worst job losses in the country record. But the fun doesn't stop there. He then brings on Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL) for a little job growth schadenfreude.