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Jim Durkin's Intimidation Campaign

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin is facing a credible primary challenge for the first time in his life. His response? Threatening journalists to stop covering his race. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Pat Hughes and Brian Timpone, the founder of Local Labs, discuss Durkin's threats against reporters and why the longtime state rep is using these tactics. They also talk to Wirepoints Executive Editor Mark Glennon about the possibility Illinois could see another tax hike looming in budget debates, on top of the property tax hikes Illinoisans are seeing throughout the state. Hughes and Timpone also discuss Gov. Bruce Rauner's recent comments that he's "not in charge" of the state and what that means for him headed into a tough primary race.

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