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How Illinois became America’s failed state

The Land of Lincoln is drowning in red ink.

And it’s about to have its most expensive election ever.

Illinois has compiled $14.6 billion in unpaid bills.

It’s running a deficit of $6 billion and its pension liability has soared to $130 billion.

Bruce Rauner 1a GettyThat’s not the worst of it.

The state’s nearly two-year failure to pass a budget has sent its bond ratings careening toward junk level, downgraded a…

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