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Illinois Governors, Old and New

You know you're somewhere special when on the same day that a former governor is outed for spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on his suits, the current governor announces nearly one-and-a-half billion dollars in state budget cuts. That special "somewhere" is, of course, Illinois. So what, if anything, do those bold moves say about the nature of our government? Andy Shaw's been joining us to discuss that question these past few weeks, As the Trial of Rod Blagojevich Turns. Shaw is the Executive Director of the Better Government Association and he's back this morning for an update.

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