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Illinois Governor Selects Running Mate

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Paul VallasThe governor has selected a blast from the past to run with him for lieutenant governor.  Gov. Pat Quinn has selected Paul Vallas, who ran for governor in 2002 and lost in the Democratic primary. Vallas has talked about giving politics a try again on several occasions, and four years ago, he told host Jeff Berkowitz on the Public Affairs cable TV show that he’s now a Republican.
 
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VALLAS: “I would take a Republican primary ballot.”
BERKOWITZ: “Do you think of yourself as a Republican?”
VALLAS: “I’m more of a Republican than a Democrat.”
BERKOWITZ: “If you run again for office you’d be running as a Republican?”
VALLAS: “I would, yes, yes.”
 
Vallas was the superintendent of Chicago schools from 1995-2001, and has gone on to run the school districts in New Orleans, Philadelphia and Bridgeport, Conn., where he currently works.
 
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