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Scott Lee Cohen launches independent run for Illinois governor

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After spending some $2 million of his own money, pawnbroker Scott Lee Cohen won the Democratic Illinois lieutenant governor nomination, only to be pressured off the ballot when questions surfaced about his past. He left the ticket--replaced by Sheila Simon--and now wants back in. He announced Monday a longshot third party bid for governor. Abdon Pallasch has the report.

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