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Daily Herald
Teachers union suffers stroke, says she is OKCHICAGO -- The president of the Chicago Teachers Union is hospitalized after su
Daily Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
CHICAGO -- The president of the Chicago Teachers Union is hospitalized after suffering a stroke in the area of the brain where a tumor was removed in October 2014. Karen Lewis says she suffered the stroke last week, adding that she is going to be... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CTU President Karen Lewis suffers stroke, remains hospitalizedCHICAGO — Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis remains hospitalized aft
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 22 hours ago
CHICAGO — Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis remains hospitalized after suffering a stroke Thursday. Back in 2014, she was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, which forced her to drop out of the Chicago mayoral race. Chicago Mayor... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Karen Lewis Reveals She Suffered Stroke Last WeekChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis revealed on Tuesday she suffered a
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis revealed on Tuesday she suffered a stroke last week, but will recover. Speaking from the hospital, Lewis, who in recent years had a tumor removed from her brain, said she suffered a stroke Thursday. "I... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Amazon Time: Go for it, Chicago. Offer bold incentives.few days ago, Greg Hinz of Crain’s reported that some Democratic challengers fo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
few days ago, Greg Hinz of Crain’s reported that some Democratic challengers for governor climbed over each other at a Chicago Teachers Union event to denigrate an Illinois bid for HQ2. Among the ill-timed comments: Chris Kennedy cited... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CTU, SEIU join push for community benefits agreement with Obama Centerin the development of the Obama Presidential Center, officials announced Wednes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
in the development of the Obama Presidential Center, officials announced Wednesday morning. Karen Lewis, head of the Chicago Teachers Union, and Greg Kelley, who oversees the Service Employees International Union Healthcare Illinois, have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS lays out specifics of tax hike during public hearings on revised budgetdollars won’t be spent in classrooms, city leaders say the changes help put the
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
dollars won’t be spent in classrooms, city leaders say the changes help put the district’s finances on stronger footing. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis criticized the proposed budget in her comments to the school board, which will... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The kind of talk that could sink the Amazon dealbanners that declared "our revolution," the wannabe guvs were talking to a prog
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
banners that declared "our revolution," the wannabe guvs were talking to a progressive audience at an event hosted by the Chicago Teachers Union. In that crowd, terms like "corporate welfare" are so much mother's milk. But that audience isn't the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Candidates for Ill. Governor Gather for Gubernatorial ForumIt's being called the first progressive gubernatorial forum. Sunday afternoon
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
It's being called the first progressive gubernatorial forum. Sunday afternoon seven Democratic candidates gathered at the Chicago Teachers Union with NBC 5 Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern moderating the two-hour exchange. With hundreds in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Unions, progressive groups put on Democratic governor forum Sundaycampaigning. More than 50 progressive organizations are sponsoring the debate,
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
campaigning. More than 50 progressive organizations are sponsoring the debate, including Our Revolution Illinois, the Chicago Teachers Union, MoveOn and Progressive Democrats of America. Our Revolution is an offshoot of the movement behind the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Here's a smarter way to pursue Amazon — and help Chicagoansis built on genuine commitments to ensure that this city works for all of our r
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
is built on genuine commitments to ensure that this city works for all of our residents. Karen Lewis is president of the Chicago Teachers Union; Greg Kelley is president of SEIU Healthcare Illinois and Indiana; Mark Meinster is executive director... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago Public Schools funding is a bailout: Heartland Instituteill-informed and oblivious of the facts." Surely the mayor meant such a notion
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 days ago
ill-informed and oblivious of the facts." Surely the mayor meant such a notion is "not guided or informed by the Chicago Teachers Union and oblivious of the 'facts' spewed by CTU for its own game." What else, other than a bailout, could... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democratic candidate Chris Kennedy declares he'd be 'feminist' governor of Illinoiswas backed in his mayoral bid by two politically active unions — the Service Em
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
was backed in his mayoral bid by two politically active unions — the Service Employees International Union and the Chicago Teachers Union. Though Kennedy rival J.B. Pritzker has racked up union support, including an endorsement from the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
One more farewell, Chicagorapacity of House Speaker Michael Madigan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Boar
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
rapacity of House Speaker Michael Madigan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Chicago Teachers Union. The moment of clarity came last year when our property taxes were raised 35 percent (negotiated down... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Will Preckwinkle get a primary challenger today?was backed in his mayoral bid by two politically active unions — the Service Em
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
was backed in his mayoral bid by two politically active unions — the Service Employees International Union and the Chicago Teachers Union. Though Kennedy rival J.B. Pritzker has racked up union support, including an endorsement from the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Letters to the editorare "unchecked privatization and charter proliferation, unfunded pension liabil
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
are "unchecked privatization and charter proliferation, unfunded pension liabilities, and debt service." However, the Chicago Teachers Union needs to look no further than its own organization when it apportions blame for CPS finances. The... Read more

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