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The governor's mansiSpringfield where GOP candidate Bruce Rauner has vowed live if he is elected November. |  AP file

The governor's mansion in Springfield, where GOP candidate Bruce Rauner has vowed to live if he is elected in November. | AP file

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Updated: September 18, 2014 6:20AM

SPRINGFIELD — Bruce Rauner made it known loudly and clearly that if elected, he plans to move into the governor’s mansion in Springfield. He’s going to fix the roof and “pump out the basement.”

The issue comes up every four years, especially after former Gov. Rod Blagojevich so spectacularly shunned Springfield living, opting to run the state’s business out of Chicago. How much does it matter where the governor of Illinois lives?...READ MORE

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