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Leid Stories – 04.06.15

Winds of Change in Chicago?: Rahm and “Chuy” Race to A Historic Finish It’s the eve of a historic election in Chicago, the first time an incumbent mayor has been forced into a runoff since the city adopted nonpartisan elections 20 years ago. The Windy City bristles with anticipation about the outcome. Even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challenger, …

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Leid Stories – 03.18.15

Days Late, Dollars Short: Are Black Leaders Really Helping Chuy? Altered State: The Perpetually Surreal Universe of Hillary Clinton It was an impressive show of support for Jesús “Chuy” García, the underdog in Chicago’s volcanic mayoral runoff slated for April 7. On March 9, an array of African American ministers, elected officials, community leaders and businesspeople, the Rev. Jesse Jackson …