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Abortion bill could be thorny issue for Rauner campaign


Abortion bill could be thorny issue for Rauner campaign
Chicago Sun-Times

Bruce Rauner's side more than a year before what will likely be a contentious gubernatorial election — with some saying the Republican governor's refusal to support a bill to remove an abortion trigger provision that also expands Medicaid coverage

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