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Update on State Recall Bill

Last week, the Illinois House passed a bill to let voters recall state officials. The proposed constitutional amendment is seen as something of a jab at Governor Rod Blagojevich. But while the measure had broad support in the House and the backing of Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn, the Senate is a little more friendly with the Govenor and the recall amendment skidded to a halt there yesterday. For more on the latest maneuvering, we turn to Illinois Public Radio's Sean Crawford.

Music Button: Lonnie Smith, "Spinnin' Wheel," from the CD Droppin' Science: Greatest Samples from the Blue Note Lab, (Blue Note records)

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