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2015/03/04 23:27
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Union backing elusive as Garcia seeks to unseat Chicago Mayor Emanuel CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is struggling to round up support from labor unions as he seeks...
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2015/03/04 12:13
2015/03/04 12:13
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Once considered a rare act of rebellion, more students than ever are expected to ditch controversial standardized tests in Illinois this spring, parents, nonprofit groups and teacher union officials...
2015/03/04 03:08
2015/03/04 03:08
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Illinois State Board of Education officials announced Monday that third- to eighth-graders and some high school students will take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers...
2015/03/04 02:13
2015/03/04 02:13
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The Mayoral Likability Meter is going haywire. Some days, Rahm is Mayor Antoinette, telling Chicago to eat cake or bending us to his iron will. Other days, he's Mayor Smiley the Likable. And that's...
2015/03/04 00:13
2015/03/04 00:13
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The runner-up to Ald. Deb Mell in the Feb. 24 election filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging widespread problems with voting in the Northwest Side 33rd Ward aldermanic race as he tries to force her into a...
2015/03/03 18:10
2015/03/03 18:10
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Four years ago, I was surprised by how early in the evening on election night President Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel won the mayoral race in Chicago, a city whose elections are...
2015/03/02 22:46
2015/03/02 22:46
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CHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools students will be taking a new standardized test after all, as the school district responded to financial pressure from state education officials. About 230,000...
2015/03/02 20:13
2015/03/02 20:13
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Wait, I thought only the Republican Party was being torn asunder by a rift between the establishment middle and the fringe. That impression was nailed down, again, last week by the embarrassing...
2015/03/02 18:13
2015/03/02 18:13
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In a major reversal, Chicago Public Schools on Monday said it will administer a controversial new standardized test to all eligible students in the coming days. The decision was made under pressure...
2015/03/02 12:29
2015/03/02 12:29
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Black Voters Hold Key to Rahm Emanuel Chicago ReelectionHispanic Challenger Hopes for Historic Upset Chicago — Winning more support from Chicago’s black community, which makes up about one third of...
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2015/03/01 23:39
2015/03/01 23:39
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No good deed goes unpunished, Rahm Emanuel. The former White House chief of staff is the mayor of the Windy City, and he’s made some tough calls in public education — enduring a teacher strike and...
2015/03/01 22:47
2015/03/01 22:47
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Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia also took the plunge. "It was great! I overcame my phobia. I hate cold water," a smiling Garcia said. Garcia may have been overshadowed by the Hollywood...
2015/03/01 12:48
2015/03/01 12:48
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Upon winning, Clinton named Rahm assistant to the president for political affairs, a job he soon lost due to the number of people he offended. His prior service made him a hard man to fire so he was...
2015/02/28 04:13
2015/02/28 04:13
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Four years later, I was just as surprised by how far his approvals had fallen. He won only 45 percent of the vote, well shy of the 50 percent-plus-one-vote he needed to avoid a runoff April 7 — and...
2015/02/27 23:13
2015/02/27 23:13
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Chicago labor and community groups are calling on mayoral candidates to support an ordinance that would allow workers to earn five to nine days of paid sick leave. Nearly 82 percent of Chicago voters...
2015/02/27 23:13
2015/02/27 23:13
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Just as deep-pocketed business leaders are contributing cash to help Mayor Rahm Emanuel maintain a City Council that backs his agenda, major unions are doling out dollars to try to reshape a council...
2015/02/27 21:13
2015/02/27 21:13
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Late-arriving absentee ballots have moved Northwest Side Ald. Deb Mell above the benchmark she needs to avoid a runoff --- at least for the moment, according to city election officials. Unofficial...
2015/02/27 00:38
2015/02/27 00:38
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All Illinois school children are supposed to take a new state test just a few days from now, but those enrolled in the state’s largest school district remain caught in a political standoff. The...
2015/02/25 23:02
2015/02/25 23:02
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... like a helium balloon,” Marcos Muñoz told me last week, speaking about Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “He keeps rising and rising, and he doesn’t even know he’s popped.” Muñoz was with Cesar...
2015/02/25 21:31
2015/02/25 21:31
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Mayoral underdog Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has a fighting chance in an April runoff election against well-funded incumbent Rahm Emanuel but political insiders say he must broaden his coalition beyond the...
2015/03/04 23:27
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