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Wilson cites Garcia opposition to red light cameras in endorsement

Wilson cites Garcia opposition to red light cameras in endorsement

Former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson on Thursday formally endorsed Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, citing the challenger's pledge to get rid of red light cameras and bring fairness to city contracting.

Wilson said he "didn't get any movement" from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the red light cameras or commitments to reopen shuttered Chicago Public Schools before opting to throw his support behind Garcia.

Wilson reported putting in more than $2 million of his own money on his mayoral run but said the endorsement won't come with any campaign contributions to Garcia, who greatly trails the well-funded Emanuel campaign in raising money.

"(Garcia) needs to...

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