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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

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Updated: August 11, 2014 1:50PM

The Justice Department has asked state lawmakers to back away from calling several former members of Gov. Pat Quinn’s inner circle to testify on the governor’s Neighborhood Recovery Initiative to avoid possibly interfering with an ongoing federal probe of the scandal-tainted anti-violence program, sources said. READ MORE.

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