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Rauner's abortion bill veto pledge puts issue at early forefront of governor's race


Rauner's abortion bill veto pledge puts issue at early forefront of governor's race
Chicago Tribune

But the governor is drawing criticism from potential 2018 Democratic challengers as well as abortion-rights advocates following a 2014 contest in which Rauner actively campaigned as a supporter of reproductive rights and proclaimed he had "no social agen

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