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Rauner Creates Hispanic Coalition

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:17:12 CDT
By: AP

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is launching a coalition of supporters from the Latino community, a group that traditionally shows Democratic support. Rauner and running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti announced Amigos de Rauner-Sanguinetti at a Mexican restaurant on the Chicago's Southwest Side. The campaign released a list of coalition members. It includes business leaders, bankers, attorneys, religious leaders and a Winnebago County board member. Sanguinetti is the daughter of immigrants from Cuba and Ecuador. Rauner says he wants to help Hispanic families _ many of whom, he says, own small businesses _ and who have been hurt by what he called high taxes and unreasonable government regulations while Quinn has been governor. The coalition includes a Spanish-language website.

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