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Lori Lightfoot

  1. u.s. supreme court
    Senate’s Uselessness On Display As Judiciary Rubber-stamps Barrett ConfirmationThe body’s high regard for itself was never less earned than in this sham of a hearing.
  2. criminal justice
    Elizabeth Warren Wants You to Vote in Your Local Prosecutor ElectionHer endorsements come just as the Cook County, Illinois, state’s attorney election is becoming a referendum on the Jussie Smollett case.
  3. politics
    Ted Cruz’s Dishonest Rhetoric About ChicagoThe senator’s attempt to use Chicago to make a point about gun control is the conservative tradition of using the city as a political football.
  4. chicago
    Lori Lightfoot Is a Pragmatist. Chicago Needs a Revolution.The mayor-elect made history on Tuesday. But her politics are a poor match for the moment.
  5. what’s past is prologue
    An Oral History of the Election of Chicago’s First Black MayorTo win the 1983 mayoral election, Harold Washington and his staff had to take on white racism in the Democratic Party and in Chicago – head on.
  6. chicago mayor’s race
    Chicago to Elect First Black Female Mayor As Two Candidates Head to RunoffThe city won’t have another Daley mayoral reign, as Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle edged out the early favorite.
  7. 2019 elections
    14 Candidates Fight for Two Spots in Chicago Mayoral RunoffBill Daley — whose name is very familiar in Chicago — probably leads the fight, but Establishment control of Chicago is endangered.