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In AP interview, Ill. Green gov. candidate Whitney criticizes small government, calls for free college and end to state debt, and more

In a fairly comprehensive interview with the AP, Illinois Green gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney discussed his platform and his run for office.

From Bloomberg Businessweek (originally from AP):

The Green Party candidate for governor told The Associated Press on Monday that Illinois has been moving toward smaller government and that it has led to dangerously overcrowded prisons, less care for the mentally ill, higher college tuitions and furlough days for state employees.

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AP: Independent Eliot Cutler ‘a factor in Maine governor’s race’

Read the full thing here.

What was once a field bulging with about two dozen candidates was winnowed to five Tuesday as Waterville Mayor Paul LePage scored a stunning win in the seven-way Republican primary, and state Senate President Libby Mitchell beat three rivals to win the Democratic nomination.

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