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Gov. Rauner Struggling To 'Shake Up' State Politics

Governor Bruce Rauner was elected on the promise he would "shake up" state politics.  But he admits he's struggling to make good on that pledge.

Rauner, a Republican who held no previous public office, told the nonpartisan Taxpayers Federation on Thursday that Illinois began going "down the drain" a long time ago. 
"Forcing a change in the system? ... I knew it was going to be hard," he said. "It's harder than I thought. And it takes longer."
Illinois is in its tenth month without a budget. Rauner presses his agenda, but Democrats refuse to go along with it.  

Amanda Vinicky moved to Chicago Tonight on WTTW-TV PBS in 2017.