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Emanuel holds big lead over Garcia: Tribune poll

CHICAGO — A new Chicago Tribune poll shows that Mayor Emanuel is getting a big lead ahead of next week’s runoff election.

Over 700 registered voters were surveyed from March 25 to Sunday. 97 more words

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Emanuel holds big lead over Garcia: Tribune poll

CHICAGO — A new Chicago Tribune poll shows that Mayor Emanuel is getting a big lead ahead of next week’s runoff election.

Over 700 registered voters were surveyed from March 25 to Sunday. 98 more words

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Fine City Up For Grabs

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley: Rant

“Dis is a fine city,” Mayor Daley the First used to say about Chicago. But now the fine city is up for grabs. 566 more words

Expert: Billions in Chicago Bonds Pay for Literally Nothing

In masterful article by Kristi Culpepper, a muni-bond expert who works for the state of Kentucky, Chicago’s bond financing scheme is exposed as a house of cards that postpone debt payments in return for higher interest payments over time. 612 more words

JOHN JUDIS: BROKEN CITY -- Rahm Emanuel and the unraveling of Chicago

National Journal: Rahm Emanuel is probably going to be reelected mayor of Chicago, but it won’t have been a pretty road to get there. He failed to garner a majority in the first round of voting, back in February—a rebuke, of sorts, from voters, who had four years ago given him 55 percent of the first-round vote. 136 more words

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Paul Konrad: Final Four Predictions, Mayoral Endorsements, and Yoga Pants

Paul Konrad joins us every week and it’s always a unique experience. Today we had an in depth conversation about Final Four predictions and who he’s picking for Mayor. 28 more words

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Did Rahm Emanuel really say Midway and O'Hare airports were named after WWII 'battleships'? Hint: Yes!

Chicago voters head to the polls on April 7 to elect their mayor, and this little bit of information might be of interest as they decide between incumbent Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesús “Chuy” García. 413 more words

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