Chicago attorney front runner for U.S. Attorney job in northern Illinois

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CHICAGO —  WGN Investigates has confirmed Chicago attorney John Lausch is being vetted for the U.S. Attorney’s job in northern Illinois.

He has emerged as the front runner in recent weeks after being interviewed for the job in Washington earlier this month.

An FBI background check is part of the routine process prior to nomination.

WGN Investigates was the first to report two weeks ago that Lausch’s name on a shortlist of four people being considered for the job.

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