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Teachers Union Bankrupting Chicago Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 11:30am 2/3/2016 at 11:30am
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The long-running battle between the Chicago Teachers’ Union (the “Union”) and the Chicago Public Schools (“CPS”) has turned even uglier.  The Chicago Tribune reports that the Union rejected CPS’s most recent contract offer Monday, and CPS responded by cutting budgets by a cool $100 million.

Combative negotiations between CPS and the Union...

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Illinois Considering Recall Election for Rahm Emanuel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 4, 2016 at 7:00am 1/4/2016 at 7:00am
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Calls for Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel, to resign have been increasing and include a call from Al Sharpton.  Amid rumors that Emanuel’s office withheld...

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Al Sharpton Calls on Rahm Emanuel to Resign as Chicago Mayor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 28, 2015 at 1:30pm 12/28/2015 at 1:30pm
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As embroiled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a chorus of criticism, the choir just got a little bit louder. MSNBC host and activist about town Al Sharpton called for Emanuel to resign.

At the center of the controversy — police-involved shootings.

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Calls Grow for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Resign

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:00am 12/3/2015 at 10:00am
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Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is under pressure to resign following the release of a police dash cam video of cops shooting Laquan McDonald.

The video was made in October of 2014 and it’s been suggested by some that it was suppressed to protect Emanuel’s chances for re-election.

Nick Gass reports at Politico:

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Rahm Emanuel loves to tweet about himself in the third person

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 16, 2015 at 3:08pm 2/16/2015 at 3:08pm
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Chicago’s Mayor can’t be bothered with first person pronouns. At least not when it comes to his Twitter account.

Not all politicians have social media pros running their accounts for them. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn runs his own Twitter account. And former Texas Governor, Rick Perry, also personally tweets from...

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Chicago Federal Court strikes down ban on gun sales and transfers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 9:19am 1/7/2014 at 9:19am
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US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois yesterday handed down a stinging defeat to the City of Chicago, and it’s mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Despite clear Constitutional direction derived from D.C. v. Heller, and McDonald v. Chicago, the city of Chicago had insisted it possessed the power of law to deny...

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Gangster Disciple calls out Rahm, Jesse Jackson, on Chicago violence

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 2:00pm 10/15/2013 at 2:00pm
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A former high-ranking member of “Gangster Disciples” street gang, “Noonie G,” has called out the Chicago machine for failing to address the root causes of Chicago violence: the illegal drug trade. Speaking to Breitbart’s Rebel Pundit, he referred to people like Jesse Jackson, Jr., and Al Sharpton as “sympathy pimps,” unle...

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Someone tell Rahm Emanuel his children are protected by armed guard at school

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 3:10pm 12/27/2012 at 3:10pm

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former White House chief-of-staff for Obama, recently condemned the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre for suggesting that armed guards in schools could be appropriate in some situations. Yet, it appears that Rahm sends his own children to a school protected by an armed policeman. At a press conference last Friday,...

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Chicago Teachers Union authorizes strike as Rahm heads to DNC

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2012 at 5:35pm 8/31/2012 at 5:35pm

The Chicago Teachers Union, after a summer of threats and miscellaneous protest actions, announced a date for their strike of September 10 this Thursday. CTU released a copy of their resolution on the website:

The strike is necessary to achieve a labor contract with acceptable wages, benefits and job protections; and for all...

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Rahm Emanuel, Moreno out-of-touch with #Chicago Values

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2012 at 8:30am 7/27/2012 at 8:30am

Chicagoans are used to politicians running roughshod over our city. It’s a war zone today, but not just from the drug cartel and gang shootings that are ravaging our neighborhoods. The politicians from the local up to the federal think they’re little kings, who use favors and privilege to keep our...

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