My take on the army of Illinois attorney general candidates

Though nature is said to abhor a vacuum, absence signals something else to politicians: opportunity. The surprise decision by longtime Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to vacate her post after the 2018 elections has created a once-in-a-generation opportunity for legions of Illinois pols to grab a high-profile, soapbox-equipped post, and, man, are they scrambling all over each other to get the job.

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