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Chicago leadership crisis becomes world wide news

Second only to terrorism, or to whatever the recent massacre in California is finally called, the political crisis in the leadership of the nation's third largest city has been center stage in the news, despite efforts by Chicago Mayor Rham Emanuel to change the subject. The crisis was set up when Emanuel, after more than one year of stalling, was ordered by a judge to release a video showing a Chicago police officer putting 16 bullets into Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old, in October 2014.

By Thursday, December 3, protesters were continuing with demands that included the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.



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