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Prison, indictment no bar to victory in Illinois primary: experts

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) – In the Illinois primary elections on Tuesday, candidates on Chicago's Democratic ballot will include someone who served a prison term for bribery, another who is due to go on trial on bribery charges this spring and a third charged with bank fraud. "It's a terrible indictment" of the local political culture, said Dick Simpson, a former Chicago alderman who …
 
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