Sam McCann Third Party Candidate Hopes to Enter Illinois Governor's Race By Illinois Public Radio • Apr 19, 2018 Associated Press Another candidate is complicating Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s reelection campaign. Thursday, state Senator Sam McCann, a Republican from Plainview, announced a third-party bid for the state’s top office. Gov. Rauner Talks About His Plans for the Quincy Veteran's Home By Illinois Public Radio • Jan 10, 2018 Associated Press Governor Bruce Rauner is creating a committee to recommend how to fight Legionnaires’ disease at a state-run veterans’ home in Quincy. Rauner spent the last week living at the facility after a WBEZ investigation into his administration’s handling of three outbreaks over the last three years.