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News Roundup 2.11.23

Is Chuy out of step with the progressive movement? Black and brown leaders weigh in

The Triibe -- "Judging by the praise Johnson received in the church that evening, it became more clear that he was the crowd favorite. Although García has long been heralded as a Black and brown coalition builder and progressive leader by his peers, he is now making political decisions that conflict with the same progressive movement that he championed earlier in his career, according to many of Chicago’s Black and brown leaders interviewed for this story." Click to read article

Vallas Faces Questions About Whether He Lives in Chicago as Officials Launch Probe of Tax Breaks

WTTW -- Vallas claims primary legal residence in Palos Heights over last 9 years, added Bridgeport apartment last year and registered to vote there Click to read article

Mayor Lori Lightfoot defends CPS students during mayoral forum, criticizes moderator: ‘You’re describing them as if they’re dumb’

Chicago Tribune -- Summary of mayoral debate Click to read article

Show Me the (Mayoral Candidates') Money! Podcast Episode

Block Club Chicago -- A good look at the donors behind mayoral campaigns Click to go to podcast

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