Posts Tagged “Garry McCarthy”

WGN Mayoral forum gives candidates chance to sparkle

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WGN Mayoral forum gives candidates chance to sparkle

WGN Mayoral forum gives candidates chance to sparkle WGN hosted a fast-paced mayoral forum that brought 13 of the city’s 21 candidates who are running for mayor to the forefront. Although the forum didn’t get down into deep details on issues, it gave the public a chance to get a broad sense of which candidate…

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McCarthy slams Preckwinkle blaming her for rising violence

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McCarthy slams Preckwinkle blaming her for rising violence

McCarthy slams Preckwinkle blaming her for rising violence Leading Mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy today issued a warning to voters about the entry of Toni Preckwinkle into the mayor’s race.  McCarthy declaring, “It is difficult to identify a person more accountable for the wholesale slaughter of African Americans in this city than Toni Preckwinkle.” McCarthy claiming…

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Race leverages next election for Chicago mayor

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Race leverages next election for Chicago mayor

Race leverages next election for Chicago mayor Who will be Chicago’s next mayor? The decision will be made by Chicago’s racially divided voters, Blacks, Whites and Hispanics. The first run will see all of the racial blocks divided and the two candidates who receive the most votes — no one will win the 50 percent…

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McCarthy Statement on Recent Police-Involved Shooting

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McCarthy Statement on Recent Police-Involved Shooting

McCarthy Statement on Recent Police-Involved Shooting Former Chicago Police Superintendent and Candidate for Mayor of Chicago Garry McCarthy issued this statement on rising violence in the City of Chicago: “These kinds of shooting incidents are a tragedy. As a city, we all lose when they occur. I offer my condolence to the victim’s family. At…

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Can Mayoral challengers step up to give Emanuel a run for his money?

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Can Mayoral challengers step up to give Emanuel a run for his money?

Can Mayoral challengers step up to give Emanuel a run for his money? A new analysis by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform looks at how record spending is making it difficult to challenge incumbents who raise huge campaign war chests in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Can challengers in Chicago really challenge Mayor…

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