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CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 28:  The sun rises behind the skyline as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees January 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The city has had 18 days at or below zero so far this winter, two shy of the 20-day record.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 28:  The sun rises behind the skyline as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees January 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The city has had 18 days at or below zero so far this winter, two shy of the 20-day record.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Illinois could go down in history as the first U.S. state with a "junk" credit rating if lawmakers fail to reach a budget deal.