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Chicago's very own Judge Mark Filip has been picked as the new number 2 man at the Justice Department. Filip is a loyal republican but he seems to have an independent streak. Filip recused himself in 2004 from a challenge brought by independent candidate Ralph Nader to get on the Illinois ballot, because Filip said he signed a nominating petition for Nader while attending a Cubs game.

 
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