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Tuesday, August 11

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Hillary has company: Jenny Sanford, the gutsy, admirable wife of philandering South Carolina governor Mark Sanford, is a Winnetka native whose great-grandfather founded the Skil Corporation, which created the electric portable saw; she also has family ties to law firmWinston and Strawn, which has Chicago roots.

 
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