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Rauner condemns sexual assault, but stays mum on Trump

Gov. Bruce Rauner condemned sexual assault "in the strongest possible way" on Thursday in light of several women's allegations that Donald Trump groped them, but the Illinois Republican still refused to answer whether he'll vote for the GOP presidential nominee.

Rauner has avoided even saying Trump's name when asked about him and has reiterated that he has not made an endorsement in the presidential race, but stops short of saying he won't vote for him.

The cautious approach comes as Illinois Republicans are working to diminish Democrats' supermajorities in the Legislature, with some contested races in conservative areas where voters are likely to favor...