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[22 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria: Why do you think (President Trump) is so fixated on Chicago?”

Mayor Rahm Emanuel: “He just does it as basically a political ploy” #CNNCITIZEN https://t.co/BNhvJfv4sp pic.twitter.com/HDfOwNkGkr

— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) October 22, 2018

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[22 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

A black man in Detroit was building a community garden on a vacant playground when three white women who didn’t like his project, called the cops on him. The women lied & said he threatened them with a gun & also accused him of being a pedophile. pic.twitter.com/4idwL38o2I

— Simar (@sahluwal) October 21, 2018

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[22 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

* This narrative has been building behind the scenes for the past couple of weeks…

So true! The @ErikaHarold v @KwameRaoul race could be a nail-biter. Here’s a recap by @Reform4Illinois of its recent AG forum: https://t.co/wmD5b7WE6bAnd the full event from @cantvchicago https://t.co/Fr5t3QJ9No https://t.co/CJJpc7ba45
— Amanda Vinicky (@AmandaVinicky) October 17, 2018

* Greg Hinz…
There’s another race on […]

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[22 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

* WGN’s Tahman Bradley took a look at some of the more “extreme” candidates running as Republicans in Illinois this year. Here’s one…

In Illinois House District 51, local Republicans chose Helene Miller Walsh to fill the vacant seat. She’s married to conservative firebrand Joe Walsh, a former congressman. Helene Walsh, like her husband, has […]

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[22 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

State pension systems have missed their projected financial targets and miscalculated the impact that volatile swings in the market have on their ability to recover. https://t.co/xNoWeqVeGG— City Journal (@CityJournal) October 22, 2018

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[20 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

It’s hard to gripe with the general idea behind the Chicago Community Bond Fund (CCBF). The organization raises money to post bond for people who cannot afford to post their own while awaiting trial.
But there seems to be a problem.

One man who was freed by the fund while awaiting trial for attempted murder in North Center went on to be arrested four times in three months for battering and threatening people in Boystown. Despite being arrested repeatedly while on bond and even being ordered to serve two jail sentences for …

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[20 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Jeff Sessions: Chicago Crime Commission Speech 10/19/18

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[20 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Republican candidates for governor might have an edge in three states from Independent voters. https://t.co/0GRaCqkgKQ— American Prospect (@theprospect) October 20, 2018

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[20 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

Twitter CEO: That Quote About Twitter Being ‘The Free Speech Wing Of the Free Speech Party’ Was A Joke https://t.co/24WSO3Mt7G

— True Pundit (@true_pundit) October 20, 2018