State Week: Quincy Vets' Home, Rauner Dives Into Dem Primary, AG Field Stays Crowded
Gov. Bruce Rauner wrapped up his stay at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, where 13 people have died from Legionnaires' Disease since 2015. It came a day after a legislative hearing at which members of the Rauner administration defended their response to outbreaks.
The panel also analyzes Rauner's campaign ad attacking Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker over a conversation he had with then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich; Rep. Jeannie Ives — Rauner's Republican primary opponent — winning of a straw poll in Chicago; and the smallest possible share of the vote with which someone could win the eight-way Democratic primary for attorney general (spoiler: just over 12.5 percent).
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