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1 year, 5 months ago From dailyherald.com

From From dailyherald.com:

Gov. Pat Quinn's State of the State address Wednesday gives the Democrat a pulpit to take some of the 2014 political attention back from the four Republican candidates for governor who have been criticizing him.

He's likely to spend at least some time on recent political victories, including signing last month a law cutting public workers' pension benefits.

Quinn spokeswoman Brooke Anderson said he'll do some reflecting on the past but also put a focus on the economy and middle class. Quinn has publicly supported raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour.

"It will be jobs, jobs and what's necessary to create jobs," she said.

Democrats across the country are trying to craft a message for 2014 that emphasizes the middle class, and it's one the populist Quinn is likely to embrace. He often punctuates his speeches with: "Everybody in, nobody left out."

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