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State Election

Rauner: Not involved with facilities facing suits

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is responding to claims that a long-term care company tied to his former private equity firm faced claims of resident mistreatment.

The venture capitalist's firm launched American Habilitation Services as a for-profit company in 1996. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises reports allegations against American Habilitation Services include fatalities and "deplorable" living conditions.

Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate Paul Vallas suggested Monday that Rauner profited from substandard care.

Rauner tells The Associated Press that it's fair to criticize the company and management team. However, he says he wasn't personally involved.

Earlier Monday, the Republican spoke at an economic forum at Chicago State University and blasted Quinn's record.

Quinn's office says his appearance had been tentative and the Chicago Democrat wasn't feeling well Monday.

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