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Political Junkie: Which State Is Most Corrupt?


Chicago FBI chief Robert Grant says that if Illinois isn't the most corrupt state in the U.S., it's "one hell of a competitor." So which other states compete for that title? Also, NPR's Political Editor Ken Rudin talks about some unlikely contenders vying for New York's vacant Senate seat.

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Corrected: December 11, 2008 at 11:35 AM EST
We said former New Jersey Gov. William Cahill was "convicted of a crime." Although Cahill's campaign manager, his appointed state treasurer and his appointed secretary of state were convicted of corruption charges, Cahill was never charged, let alone convicted, of any crimes.