Hillary Clinton’s first Illinois TV ads started airing Saturday

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DETROIT, MI - MARCH 05: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with African American ministers at the Westin Book Cadillac hotel on March 5, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Voters in Michigan will go to the polls March 8 for the State’s primary. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 608453061

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s first Illinois commercials started airing on Saturday, with what the campaign described only as an “initial seven-figure ad buy in Illinois.”

Clinton’s team is using two spots — one narrated by actor Morgan Freeman, with an African American focus, the other in which she rips Johnson Controls, the Wisconsin company she has been scorching from the campaign trail for trying to evade U.S. taxes.

The ads are running in the Chicago, Champaign-Springfield-Decatur, Peoria-Bloomington and Rockford markets.

The Illinois primary is March 15.

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