Illinois's "anti-corruption" Republican governor handed out $300,000 in cash at a campaign rally
Nothing to see here. "Rauner appeared at a campaign rally at a South Side Chicago church, where the organizers literally handed out $300,000 in cash to prospective voters, saying he was "helping with their property taxes." $100,000 of the money came from Rauner's personal fortune, and the other $200,000 came from fellow Republican politician Willie Wilson. Rauner says the money was handed out after he left and that he wasn't aware it was going to happen. Vote buying is a Class 4 felony in Illinois."