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Illinois: Kerry 53% Bush 37%

In Illinois, the latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows Senator Kerry with 53% of the vote and President Bush with 37%. This is essentially unchanged from a month ago when Kerry was ahead 54% to 37%. Four years ago, Al Gore carried Illinois by a 12-point margin, 55%-43%. In Abe Lincoln's home state, the GOP is now in disarray. Recently, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate withdrew from the race after a judge ordered the release of files from his divorce.

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