RPTV: Fifteen Minutes of Fame with Dan Hynes

Today, we debut a new contributing RP through the magic of Skype video.

Dan Hynes served with distinction for three terms and twelve years as Illinois’ state Comptroller.  He took two tries to leap to higher office, once barely losing a Democratic primary to the incumbent Governor (2010), and once finishing in second in a Senate primary (some guy named Obama won that race.)

An expert in fiscal management and public pension funds, Dan speaks with the RP about the economic outlook for our states and the nation, and gives his perspective on the job performance and political prospects of his former rival and current friend, President Obama:


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