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Republican Illinois State Sen. Darren Bailey Announces Run For Governor

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Illinois state Sen. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) launched a campaign for governor Monday.

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- Tonight there's a new candidate for governor of Illinois. And Darren Bailey appears to be ready for the fight.

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Let's get ready to rumble!

- That is Southern Illinois farmer and State Senator Darren Bailey. Tonight he announced a run for the Republican nomination for governor. If his name sounds familiar, that's because Bailey took Governor J.B Pritzker to court over the state's COVID rules.