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Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner to have lunch with Illinois congressional delegation in Washington


SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner plans to spend the day in Washington.

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's office says he will host the incoming Republican governor and members of the Illinois congressional delegation for a bipartisan lunch on Thursday at the U.S. Capitol. Kirk's office says the lunch will be the first post-election delegation meeting with Rauner.

Rauner defeated incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in the November general election.

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