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Chicago Tribune Reveals Clout List at University of Illinois

The University of Illinois and some state lawmakers this morning are feeling the heat of a recent Chicago Tribune investigation. The paper revealed state senators, former governors, even convicted fundraiser Tony Rezko pulled strings with U of I officials to ask that certain students be reconsidered for admittance. Jodi Cohen was a reporter on the series of stories and she explain more about what she and fellow reporters found. 

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