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A stack of "I voted" stickers are seen March 1, 2016, at one of the Virginia primary election polling stations at Colin Powell Elementary School, in Centreville, Virginia. Voters in a dozen states will take part in "Super Tuesday" -- a series of primaries and caucuses in states ranging from Alaska to Virginia, with Virginia the first to open its polling stations at 6:00 am (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
A stack of "I voted" stickers are seen March 1, 2016, at one of the Virginia primary election polling stations at Colin Powell Elementary School, in Centreville, Virginia. Voters in a dozen states will take part in "Super Tuesday" -- a series of primaries and caucuses in states ranging from Alaska to Virginia, with Virginia the first to open its polling stations at 6:00 am (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are campaigning hard in Illinois, Clinton's home state, which holds its primary today.

Meanwhile, local races are also in the spotlight. Grammy-winning singer John Legend made an endorsement in the Cook County state’s attorney race and even President Obama endorsed a candidate running for the Illinois House.

This comes after the cancellation of Donald Trump’s rally in Chicago last week. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks Illinois with Niala Boodhoo, host of "The 21st" at WILL, Illinois Public Media.

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This segment aired on March 15, 2016.

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