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Embattled state Rep. Farnham quits, citing ‘health issues’

Keith Farnham as candidate for state representative 43rd district 2008 looks out vacant one bedroom apartment 8th floor BuenVistTower Locust

Keith Farnham, as a candidate for state representative in the 43rd district in 2008, looks out of the vacant one bedroom apartment on the 8th floor of the Buena Vista Tower on Locust Street during a tour of the building and its neighborhood. Sun-Times Med

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Updated: March 19, 2014 5:17PM

Rep. Keith Farnham, under fire after his home and district office were searched by federal Homeland Security investigators, submitted his resignation Wednesday from the Illinois House and said undisclosed ‘health issues’ are behind the move.


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