Cullerton Will Lead Veto-Proof Senate

November 7, 2012
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Illinois Senate President John Cullerton will be leading a veto proof Senate news sources predicted on Wednesday following the election. The Illinois legislature had strong gains by Democrats, leading a GOP strategist to call the election a blood bath, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Cullerton's Senate Democrats gained five seats, giving the party a 40-19 veto-proof majority. In the House, Michael Madigan's Democrats gained seven seats, giving the party a veto-proof majority in that chamber as well. One loser: Democratic Governor Pat Quinn.   Read the posting in the Chicago Sun-Times