• Pritzker prepares to take oath as 43rd Illinois governor

    4 days ago - By WGN TV

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois welcomes its 43rd governor as Democrat J.B. Pritzker is inaugurated in Springfield.
    Pritzker takes the reins from Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday. Pritzker defeated the first-term Republican in November.
    First Presbyterian Church hosts an interfaith service. Abraham Lincoln's family belonged to the congregation. The current church is home to the pew the Lincolns bought for $50.
    Pritzker takes the oath of office during a morning ceremony at Bank of Springfield Center. Pritzker's running mate Juliana Stratton will be sworn in as lieutenant governor.
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  • Democrat J.B. Pritzker will be inaugurated Monday. Here's what you need to know

    4 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Billionaire Democrat J.B. Pritzker will be inaugurated Monday as Illinois' 43rd governor, taking over state government and ending Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's tenure after four years. The ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. at a downtown Springfield convention center, and a state website will carry...
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