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Trump Expands Federal Crackdown from Portland to Chicago

July 21, 2020
WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to deploy federal law enforcement to Chicago and threatened on Monday to send agents to other major cities — all controlled by Democrats.Governors and other officials reacted angrily to the president’s move, calling it an election-year ploy as they squared off over crime, civil liberties and local control that has

Chicago Mayor Fires City’s Police Superintendent Over ‘Ethical Lapses’

December 7, 2019
(CHICAGO) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired the city’s retiring police superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday, citing “ethical lapses” that included telling lies about a recent incident in which Johnson was found asleep at the wheel of his car after having drinks. Named to the job in the wake of a police shooting that killed…

Chicago Schools Cancel Classes as Teachers Prepare to Strike

November 14, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union and the city’s new mayor failed to reach a contract deal. Classes were canceled for 300,000 public school students on Thursday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago said classes would be canceled on Thursday, as a standoff continued with the city’s public school teachers.Credit...Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune, via Associated PressOct. 16, 2019CHICAGO…

Chicago Schools Cancel Classes as Teachers Prepare to Strike

November 10, 2019
The Chicago Teachers Union and the city’s new mayor failed to reach a contract deal. Classes were canceled for 300,000 public school students on Thursday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago said classes would be canceled on Thursday, as a standoff continued with the city’s public school teachers.Credit...Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune, via Associated PressOct. 16, 2019CHICAGO…

Impeachment, Chicago, Halloween: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

November 5, 2019
Oct. 31, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit...Erin Schaff/The New York Times1. The bitterly divided House voted on nearly exact partisan lines regarding the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The Democrats’ victory laying out the impeachment rules set up a critical public phase of the process.The…
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