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    Brian Mackey
    Gov. J.B. Pritzker has already announced he'll run for another term in 2022. This week, the state's wealthiest resident and hedge fund CEO Ken Griffin added some intrigue when he told Crain's Chicago Business that he will bankroll a challenger. He gave no indication which candidate he'd support. Our panel talks about what that means for the upcoming governor's race and how the trend of record campaign spending is likely to continue.
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    Camilo Jimenez
    Two important issues, COVID-19 and climate change, are just two recent examples of how misinformation is making it harder to resolve issues and, in turn, wasting your time.