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In Historic Chicago Runoff Election, it's Grassroots vs. the One Percent


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In Historic Chicago Runoff Election, it's Grassroots vs. the One Percent

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Chicago voters on Tuesday went to the polls to choose between incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his populist challenger, Cook County commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, in a runoff mayoral election which has come to symbolize the fight between corporate interests and progressive ideals.


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How sad. Were there not any Jews for Jesus?


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at the risk of sounding like a broken record, if Chicago uses voting machines, there's your answer. Sure, keep it close the first time, but no chance of an actual loss if you have teh machines.