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Pritzker Bailey debate

Illinois state Sen. Darren Bailey, right, the Republican candidate for governor, and incumbent Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker debate during the Illinois Governor’s Debate in Normal, Ill., on Oct. 6, 2022.

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Pritzker Bailey debate

Illinois state Sen. Darren Bailey, right, the Republican candidate for governor, and incumbent Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker debate during the Illinois Governor’s Debate in Normal, Ill., on Oct. 6, 2022.

Ron Johnson/AP

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: Oct. 21, 2022

Illinois state Sen. Darren Bailey, right, the Republican candidate for governor, and incumbent Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker debate during the Illinois Governor’s Debate in Normal, Ill., on Oct. 6, 2022.

Ron Johnson/AP

   

The Obamas head downtown to vote early. Republicans step up what they call election integrity efforts. Crime hits the area around Wrigley Field. Girl Scouts in Chicago get a big boost from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

Reset goes behind those headlines and more on the Weekly News Recap.

GUESTS: Tina Sfondeles, Chicago Sun-Times chief political reporter

Jacoby Cochran, City Cast Chicago host

Ray Long, Chicago Tribune investigative reporter and author of The House That Madigan Built: The Record Run of Illinois’ Velvet Hammer

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