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Fact-check: Providing oversight of Lightfoot’s record on police discipline

Lori E. Lightfoot, then President of the Chicago Police Board, speaks during a 2017 press conference. File Photo. | Santiago Covarrubias/For the Sun-Times

When mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot makes her pitch to Chicago voters, the former federal prosecutor frequently recounts her record of working to reform the city’s police department. 762 more words

Politics

Leader who does not like "Mayor 1 percent" label joins Wall Street investment firm

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel does not like one of the names applied to him during his mayoral tenure:

Dellimore also pressed Emanuel on the “Mayor 1 percent” tag that has dogged him for years, a nickname critics use to tie him to wealthy supporters and downtown development they say he favors at the expense of struggling outlying neighborhoods.

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Sociology

ABC's Obnoxious Tag Team: Christie and Emanuel

Don Rose

What’s up with ABC News?

The producers of its Sunday morning talk show “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” are set to inflict us regularly with the “insights” of a pair of the most obnoxious former office-holders in a nation filled with obnoxious former office-holders. 476 more words

US Politics

For Immediate Release: Chicago Community Activist-SAY "NO" TO A RAHM RIVERWALK!

Freedom First Intentional, Violence Interrupters and members from several other activist organizations will hold a press briefing and protest to address one specific community issue: We will ask the local community not to honor the legacy of Rahm Emanuel with his name on the the Riverwalk.  424 more words

Gregg L Greer

Jussie Smollett's Dropped Charges Causes Major Backlash

On March 26th, both Chicago, Illinois, and much of America were in severe outrage when it was announced that 16 criminal charges against actor Jussie Smollett were dropped. 848 more words

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Criticizes Baltimore Police Reform Efforts In NY Times

BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel criticizes Baltimore’s police reform efforts in a New York Times opinion piece published Wednesday.

In it, Emanuel said that Baltimore’s efforts are lagging since the reform efforts started three years ago. 283 more words

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