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Rutherford staffer resigns over harrasment allegations

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A man who says he was a victim of sexual harassment by Treasurer Dan Rutherford has submitted a letter of resignation. Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky reports.

The man ... who does not want to be identified ... submitted the letter today ... but did not release a copy of it. The alleged victim describes unwanted advances by Treasurer Rutherford ... and accuses Rutherford of  trying to force state employees to work on behalf of his campaign for governor. Rutherford denies the allegations. Here he is at a Chicago Tribune editorial board meeting Monday:

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