Rauner’s reluctant embrace of Trump a re-election tightrope

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was campaigning against states regulating student-loan companies when she called her friend, Gov. Bruce Rauner, in August 2017.Two weeks later, the Republican governor vetoed legislation creating protections for students taking out federal loans. In language that echoes President Donald Trump’s education chief in her continuing crusade against state intervention, Rauner, who’s considered one of the nation’s more vulnerable incumbents in November, […]