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Jim Durkin's Failed Leadership

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin has failed to keep his caucus together in opposing Mike Madigan's agenda, and – in the face of a serious primary challenger – he is now looking to fundraise from Democrats. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes discuss Durkin's failed leadership and they talk to his primary opponent, Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub, about his race to unseat the longtime State Representative. Project Six CEO Faisal Khan joins the show to explain what Illinois needs in its next Attorney General. And Proft and Hughes discuss Governor Bruce Rauner's re-election campaign launch.

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