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SP Radio Podcast: Local political infighting

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This week on Smile Politely Radio, Jason sits down with local political blogger Eric Bussel to discuss the upcoming race for the State Senate seat in the 52nd district, currently held by Mike Frerichs. In what was shaping up to be a 2-way race for the Republican spot on the ballot, Champaign County board member Alan Nudo withdrew his candidacy from the Republican primary. The developments leading up to Nudo’s decision provide the opportunity to discuss Champaign’s unique political climate, and a little bit about “what might have been” on the Republican side of the race.

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