Illinois’ bond rating is downgraded, lottery winners aren’t getting paid, and the debt keeps going up. Can we pay our bill with pumpkins?

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State Capitol in Springfield Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011. (E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)

FOX32 Chicago’s political editor, Mike Flannery joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to explain why Illinois continues to have it’s bond rating downgraded, why lottery winners aren’t going paid, and why everyone in Springfield is to blame.