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  [IL-18] State Reps Ready to Throw Hat Into Ring
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Last EditedArmyDem  Feb 11, 2005 08:45am
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News DateFriday, February 11, 2005 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
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Call it poll positioning--Illinois politicians are looking to make some major changes should a Peoria congressman decide to run for governor.

State Representatives David Leitch and Bill Mitchell both tell HOI 19 News that they considering a run for congress, but only if Congressman Ray LaHood throws his hat in the ring for governor in 2006.

Representative Leitch tells HOI 19 News he is "ready to get his feet wet'" in Congress.

And Representative Bill Mitchell has also expressed interest in Washington D.C.
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