With fund-raising caps off in the Illinois governors race, the largest contribution yet from an individual donor came in on Tuesday.
And it went to the rich guy.
Millionaire businessman Bruce Rauner, whose self-funding has meant his competitors are free to tap into unlimited money, was himself the beneficiary of a $250,000 contribution.
It came from Glen Tullman, the former CEO of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, according to a newly filed campaign report.
Read further, and there’s a Rahm E. connection.
“Rich guy” reference obligatory. But this kind of money adds mightily to electability and puts Rauner in a position to go after big-givers on the other side. Gummint unions, for instance.