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Bannister: Donald Trump uses Chicago as a symbol of lawlessness, but proposes no effective policies

Edmund Bannister, Columnist

January 27, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Tuesday, Donald Trump tweeted, in his typically aggressive yet vague style, about Chicago’s alarming homicide rate — and threatened to send in “the Feds” in order to stop the violence. Trump vowed that, “If Chicago do...

Quinn, Rauner address issues in black community, criticize policies

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois and his challenger in the upcoming election, Bruce Rauner, argued Tuesday about each other’s stances on issues related to black Illinois residents, including unemployment, gun safet...