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Rudy Giuliani donates to Garry McCarthy’s mayoral campaign

The campaign committee supporting Garry McCarthy’s possible run for mayor has reported receiving a $5,600 contribution from Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and one-time Republican presidential candidate. The contribution is the maximum allowed under Illinois election law.

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Let the Claypool countdown begin

Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool should start thinking about updating his resume. If Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s past actions are any guide, Claypool will soon be out of a job. The choice of Claypool as CPS CEO was controversial from the

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Rahm’s Police Accountability Task Force misses report deadline

The Chicago Police Accountability Task Force will not release its report today as originally planned. Late on a Friday afternoon a few weeks ago, the Task Force quietly released a statement with the news that it intended to delay the release of

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Police accountability: How does Chicago compare?

While most of the recent furor about the Chicago Police Department (CPD) has focused on allegations of excessive force, there have also been concerns about the accountability of officers who engaged in potentially unjustified uses of force. The accountability issue is

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