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Illinois Republicans Try To Unite

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“This week Illinois wrapped up primaries in the race for governor.

Final result - Republican State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka will challenge incumbent Democrat Rod Blagojevich.

The primary is over, but that doesn’t mean what happened during the campaigns isn’t still important.

That’s especially true on the Republican side, where things got pretty ugly.

The damage from that race could be long-lasting depending on how good the candidates are at making up.

Chicago Public Radio’s Ben Calhoun reports.

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