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Trump endorses GOP governor candidate Darren Bailey | Govt-and-politics
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Trump endorses GOP governor candidate Darren Bailey | Govt-and-politics

This is a developing story that will be updated. MENDON, Ill. — Former President Donald Trump offered his full-throated support to state Sen. Darren Bailey in the Illinois GOP gubernatorial primary just days before Tuesday's primary election.Trump also offered his support to U.S. Rep. Mary Miller, R-Oakland, as she faces fellow incumbent Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, in 15th Congressional District. The former president endorsed Miller in early January and appeared at a fundraiser she held at his Mar-A-Lago resort in April. But Trump's endorsement of Bailey was a new development, one the Xenia Republican has been openly seeking for months. The former president suggested in an interview with The Center Square earlier this week that Bailey would likely be his man if he di...