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Trump's Illinois race donations top other 2016 candidates

A review of presidential nominee donations to Illinois politicians over the last two decades shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gave money to both Democrats and Republicans, including imprisoned former governors Rod Blagojevich and George Ryan.

Illinois State Board of Elections and Federal Election Commission records show Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign committee made one Illinois donation — $1,000 in September 2008 to the Federation of Women Contractors political action committee.

The Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2cXjUuG ) reports that Trump has donated more money to past Illinois races than any of the current major party candidates and...

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