Illinois Senate, Governor Primary Campaign Overview. What happened to the Obama euphoria in Illinois?

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The hardhitting primary battles for Illinois senator and governor nominations will wind up with Tuesday’s balloting. How did Democrats come to a point where they will start the November general election campaign on the defensive? Blame former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. What happened to the Illinois euphoria in 2008, when new primary voters participated for the first time, triggered by Obama excitement? For my overview on the primary contests, click here.

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