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Democrats in GOP territory

Democratic PartyJesse WhitePat QuinnLisa MadiganRepublican Party
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn makes his way to the podium to speak during the 2009 Presidents' Day Gala at the Drury Lane Theater in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. on Sunday. The event, in a county known for its strong Republican presence, also featured other prominent local Democrats, from Attorney... Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo