This could be an uphill battle, however, due to two statistics: Illinois already has the highest minimum wage in the region and unemployment is 9.2 percent -- second highest in the nation.
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Though it is easy to dismiss the Republican reliance on the cootie effect and guilt-by-association as a sign of desperation, it would be a mistake to underestimate its potential impact.
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