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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2003 file photo, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald explains a 91-page indictment against former Illinois Gov. George Ryan in Chicago.  On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, Fitzgerald's office in Chicago announced  that he was stepping down as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois effective June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Anne Ryan, File)

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