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Rauner keeps feud going with Emanuel

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Labor Day is usually when campaigns go from a jog to a sprint. But some candidates are already running hard and will turn up the heat more at next week's Illinois State Fair.
Governor Rauner was in Peoria Friday and keept his feud with Chicago Democrats going.
“What we've got to do is stand up against the Chicago political machine which is very corrupt,” Rauner said.
Thursday there was an escalation of the fight with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Rauner lumped Emanuel in with House Speaker Michael Madigan and Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker in a downstate radio appearance.
“Pritzker...
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DFL Candidates For Governor Debate Just Days Ahead Of Primary

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MINNEAPOLIS - DFL candidates fought Friday to convince voters that they should be Minnesota's next governor.
The top Democrats squared off in a debate on Minnesota Public Radio just four days before the primary.
Each of the candidates viewed the debate as a sort of “job interview.”
State Rep. Erin Murphy, U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, and Attorney General Lori Swanson covered a number of topics.
But the debate started with Swanson going on the defensive.
The online site “The Intercept” ran articles this week that allege Swanson used her staff to do political work, and rewarded those who did with...
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