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Illinois is taking steps to weed out bad apples and get beyond a culture of corruption, says political scientist Kent Redfield.  But he says the state has a long way to go.

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Redfield says the basic political culture among Illinois politicians tends to be selfish gain instead of looking out for the needs of the public.  He says you'd think politicians would learn from watching others go down.  The state now has two former governors in prison.

 
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