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  • Garcia seeks support among black voters in Chicago mayor's race

    Garcia seeks support among black voters in Chicago mayor's race
    Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia campaigned with African-American supporters on Tuesday, releasing a list of backers heavy on union leaders and community organizers and light on elected officials.
  • Council workers cheat taxpayers with political work, embattled watchdog says

    Council workers cheat taxpayers with political work, embattled watchdog says
    As he fights to keep his job amid accusations of incompetence leveled by the Chicago aldermen he investigates, the City Council's internal watchdog on Wednesday issued a report that concluded many council employees were doing political work on the...

    Aldermen discuss banning police chokeholds

    Aldermen discuss banning police chokeholds
    In response to the death of a New York man who was put in a chokehold by a police officer, Chicago aldermen Monday took steps to explicitly outlaw the maneuver by Chicago police or security personnel who are trying to take someone into custody. Though...

    Emanuel's top attorney: Watchdog had no right to sue

    Emanuel's top attorney: Watchdog had no right to sue
    City Hall's top lawyer Friday gave a hint at his legal strategy in defending Mayor Rahm Emanuel and key aldermen in a lawsuit the City Council's internal watchdog filed against them, saying Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan did not have the...

    Emanuel backs guaranteed watchdog budget

    Emanuel backs guaranteed watchdog budget
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday backed an annual funding guarantee for the city's top internal watchdog, which revealed another effort to give that watchdog City Council oversight has stalled indefinitely. A much ballyhooed ordinance to transfer council...