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Rep. Aaron Schock To Repay Taxpayer Funds Used For Flight To Football Game

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 22:  Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill.,  speaks before unveiling a portrait of former Senate Minority Leade
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 22: Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., speaks before unveiling a portrait of former Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirsken, R-Ill., which will reside in Sen. Mark Kirk's Hart Building office. The portrait is a copy of Richard Harryman's 1968 original. (Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call)

PEORIA – Scrambling to contain the damage for billing taxpayers for a private plane ride to Chicago to attend a Bears game, revealed in the Chicago Sun-Times, Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., on Monday wrote a check for $1,237 to repay the U.S. government.

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