Republican candidate for Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner celebrates with supporters after winning the nomination in the Illinois Primary in Chicago, March 18, 2014.
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Business latest: Avoiding Romney’s mistakes

 

NOT BEING ROMNEY: Two years after Mitt Romney got turned into the poster boy of corporate vulturism, Bruce Rauner, the GOP nominee for Illinois governor who ran PE firm GTCR, is trying to figure out how private equity can be made palatable, or indeed commendable, to the American electorate. Read more

WIGGLE ROOM: Wiggle room or a hard deadline? The Obama administration is saying that if you have trouble enrolling in Obamacare, you can have more time to sign-up via HealthCare.gov. Other states are issuing their own rules. For example, Kentucky Obamacare exchange says people have until March 31 to fill out an application and April 15 to actually pick a plan – which seems contrary to HHS boss Sebelius’ claim that “we’ve always said March 31 is the deadline.” What are the other states offering people wiggle room, and when will feds formalize this extra grace period? Read more

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Business latest: Avoiding Romney's mistakes