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Rauner ally’s church got Quinn anti-violence cash

Rev. Dr. Marshall Hatch Sr. his office New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church 4301 W. WashingtBlvd. Feb. 20. | Ashlee

Rev. Dr. Marshall Hatch Sr. in his office at New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 4301 W. Washington Blvd., on Feb. 20. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

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Updated: July 10, 2014 6:11AM

Bruce Rauner has been citing Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled $54.5 million anti-violence initiative as an example of “corruption and patronage” in Quinn’s administration — even though a church led by a Rauner ally got some of the state anti-violence cash.

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