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Rutherford Responds To Investigation

Rutherford Responds To Investigation

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Even though Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says he has not read the report of an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and political pressure in his office, a spokeswoman says he might have read an executive summary. The Republican candidate for governor has promised to release an outside review of claims made by an ex-employee in a federal lawsuit filed last week.

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