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   Ex-legislator Robin Kelly wins Democratic race for ex-US Rep. Jackson Jr.’s Chicago-area seat
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Last EditedCOSDem  Feb 26, 2013 08:15pm
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MediaNewspaper - Washington Post
News DateWednesday, February 27, 2013 02:15:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionFormer Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., after a truncated campaign season where she got a boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super PAC.

The nomination all but assures that she’ll sail through the April 9 general election and head to Washington, because the district is overwhelmingly Democratic. The Republican nomination is also being chosen Tuesday night.
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