U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says he doesn't see any problems with the investigation into Governor Quinn's 55-million-dollar failed anti-violence program. According to reports, he doesn't know who's behind any potential wrong doing but he doesn't think it's a good idea to walk away from it. Both state and federal officials are taking a closer look at the program after an audit revealed it was rushed to implementation just before the 2010 election and that millions of dollars are unaccounted for. Durbin says he trusts the integrity of the state auditor and if he says something is wrong, then it should be investigated.
Republicans say Quinn used the cash to drive votes in minority communities that usually have low turnout at the polls. Quinn has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing.