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Political Wrap: Capital Spending, Illinois Preview

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Political Wrap: Capital Spending, Illinois Preview

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NPR's Ken Rudin examines the president's political capital and the Illinois primary. And Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY) talks about his decision to retire after nearly a quarter-century serving in the House of Representatives.

Guest:

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor

Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY), retiring at end of this term; represents the 24th congressional district; serving his 12th term in office; chair, House Science Committee; senior member, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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