05/17/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sneed: White House Pushing Forrest Claypool As Democratic Lieutenant Governor

Gov. Quinn is remaining hush-hush about his choice for lieutenant governor this time -- now that veterans chief/close friend Tammy Duckworth turned him down.

Tipsville: But Sneed hears rumbles White House pressure is being put on Quinn, who favors a female sidekick, to select populist/Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool for the job.

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