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Gov. Pat Quinn and others are speaking today at the annual Ultimate Women’s Power Lunch hosted by Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.

The lunch is Schakowsky’s biggest fundraising event of the year and usually draws a few thousand people. Other guests this year include Lizz Winstead, co-creator of the Daily Show, and Texas Democratic governor hopeful Wendy Davis.

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