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2015/01/25 05:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Saturday that nonbinding referendums calling for an elected school board on next month's mayoral ballot are a politically inspired effort to "trick" voters at the polls because...
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2015/01/22 21:46
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A Chicago group that's adopted strategies of the national organization which helped Bill de Blasio become mayor of New York City has put its muscle behind an effort to oust Rahm Emanuel. The...
2015/01/17 04:13
2015/01/17 04:13
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Chicago Public Schools are set to defy a mandate to launch a standardized exam districtwide this spring, despite the potential for sanctions that could include some loss of federal funding. The...
2015/01/16 17:40
2015/01/16 17:40
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Mayoral challengers Ald. Bob Fioretti and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia continue to lag far behind Mayor Rahm Emanuel in fundraising as the campaign enters the stretch run, according to...
2015/01/16 14:47
2015/01/16 14:47
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Every election season is filled with charges and countercharges that fly between sitting incumbents and their political challengers. But sometimes, political figures seeking to hold on to elected...
2015/01/16 02:13
2015/01/16 02:13
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2015/01/16 01:14
2015/01/16 01:14
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The president of the Chicago Teachers Union says she is returning to work next week and is doing well after a serious illness. Karen Lewis, who once was a potential challenger to Chicago Mayor Rahm...
2015/01/15 18:46
2015/01/15 18:46
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Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on Thursday said she's disappointed that a medical issue sidelined her hopes to challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the upcoming mayor election. "I really...
2015/01/11 02:14
2015/01/11 02:14
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Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner announced Saturday he has chosen Chicago religious leader and former Democratic state Sen. James Meeks to head the Illinois State Board of Education. Meeks, pastor...
2015/01/10 02:13
2015/01/10 02:13
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Chicago's largest labor coalition on Friday conspicuously left the office of mayor off its list of endorsements for the Feb. 24 city elections, even as it backed candidates or declared neutrality in...
2015/01/09 22:13
2015/01/09 22:13
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Though mayors of Chicago usually have two soft hands, and, in most cases, 10 soft fingers, we know they're not lazy. Scheming, dealing and sucking up to other more powerful schemers for money is...
2015/01/09 16:41
2015/01/09 16:41
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promising an 85 percent graduation rate by 2019, if he's elected to a second term. In an invitation-only event, Emanuel said the future of the city depends on...
2015/01/09 04:13
2015/01/09 04:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday boasted that he's improved Chicago's Public Schools, and he promised that if he wins re-election, 85 percent of CPS students will graduate from high school. His foes at...
2015/01/09 02:13
2015/01/09 02:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday unveiled his education platform for a second term, setting goals of opening more specialty high schools and giving higher-performing schools more independence but...
2015/01/08 16:13
2015/01/08 16:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel will hold a campaign event to outline his second term education plans Thursday, the latest in a series of policy talks he has said he will deliver in the run-up to the Feb. 24...
2015/01/08 15:13
2015/01/08 15:13
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Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will make a show of his support in the Latino community Thursday with a news conference to announce he's being endorsed by "prominent Latino civic leaders." The...
2015/01/03 00:13
2015/01/03 00:13
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Last week, in what has become a year-end ritual for me, I asked readers to fill out an online predict-the-news survey. Several hundred responded, and today I'll compare the hive-mind presentiments...
2014/12/30 22:13
2014/12/30 22:13
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Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia campaigned with African-American supporters on Tuesday, releasing a list of backers that was heavy on union leaders and community organizers and light on...
2014/12/26 20:13
2014/12/26 20:13
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With risky debt deals draining money from Chicago's cash-strapped public school system, advocacy groups are calling on local officials to try to get some of that money back. Chicago Mayor Rahm...
2015/01/25 05:13
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