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I guess at this point I should no longer be surprised by anything related to Rod Blagojevich, but this line in this morning's Washington Post seemed remarkable to me (emphasis mine):Quinn, who has not spoken with Blagojevich since August 2007, would become governor if Blagojevich stepped down or were removed.
Blagojevich and Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn were elected on a ticket together in November 2006. Sure, they had a falling out, but they haven't even talked to each other for the last 15 months? They never spoke to try to patch things up? Or just to curse at one another?
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