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GOP Illinois lawmaker abruptly resigns over 'cyber' issues

A ranking Republican has resigned from the Illinois House after saying he faced cybersecurity issues involving fraudulent social media accounts allegedly set up in his name.

Ron Sandack, the vocal floor leader for the GOP minority in the House, said in a statement issued by the Republican leadership that his resignation was effective immediately. The statement said "some cyber security issues" had led him to "re-evaluate my continued public service."

The lawmaker from Downers Grove, 20 miles west of Chicago, did not return phone or text messages from The Associated Press Monday. But he told The Chicago Tribune that he decided to step down after several...