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2 months, 2 weeks ago from suntimes.com

Bizarre sequence of events in GOP gubernatorial campaign

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In an announcement rocking the Republican gubernatorial primary race, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford contended Friday that his opponent, millionaire businessman Bruce Rauner, paid an attorney who demanded $300,000 from him on behalf of a Rutherford employee making allegations against him.

Rutherford said at a news conference that the allegations are false but declined to describe them. They were made last week by a current employee in the treasurer’s office, Rutherford said.

Rutherford said he has launched an independent investigation into the allegations and accused Rauner of trying to destroy him.

“I’m going to turn this back on him,” Rutherford said. “I find this to be very, very offensive. ... Illinois politics is hardball.”

Rauner’s campaign denies having anything to do with the allegations against Rutherford.

“Treasurer Rutherford should spend his time answering the serious claims made against him by a state employee, rather than trying to distract attention with false claims against us,” Rauner spokesman Mike Schrimpf said.

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RT @mikekelly1120: Have you heard of staying one step ahead of the posse?
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@Mizzou2SEC If that's the case, he's the most clueless man on the planet. #probablyso
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@JWHooch I won't argue that at all.
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@JWHooch Norm is in the Hall of Fame. Quin, Anderson and Haith won't be.