Illinois governor profits off ICE detention center contracts

CHICAGO — Gov. Bruce Rauner this year reported a profit from a private equity fund that owns a health care group servicing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers, including facilities that hold immigrant families… Read More

Beto O’Rourke raises $10.4 million in second quarter of 2018, again outpacing Ted Cruz by wide margin | The Texas Tribune

Following the March primaries and May runoffs, the November ballot is largely set. Texas hasn’t elected a Democrat statewide since 1994. Republicans hope to maintain that streak while Democrats are betting on a “blue wave.” Sign up for… Read More

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida seeks to hire 40 foreign workers

President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club has applied for permission to hire 40 foreign workers to serve as waiters during the winter social season in Palm Beach, Fla., according to data posted Thursday by the Labor Department…. Read More