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Perhaps worse, the pre-Quinn-undated General Assembly actually worked as a legislative body because each House district elected three representatives, which meant many more independent-minded lawmakers from both parties were sent by voters to Springfield. Under the iron-fisted rule of the House Speaker, another Chicago Democrat, Mike Madigan, the 21st century statehouse more closely resembles the Soviet Central Committee.
Pat Quinn failed 34 years ago and he's failing now as governor. Illinois has a much better choice for governor this fall, Republican businessman Bruce Rauner.
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