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Politics and Elections

Karen Lewis: Marijuana legalization could shore up city finances

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis – who is considering running for mayor in the city’s 2015 election – on Wednesday suggested lawmakers should consider legalizing marijuana to help the city generate tax revenue.

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Rauner contributes $750,000 more to Ill. GOP

The campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner recently contributed another $750,000 to the Illinois GOP.

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Karen Lewis is coming to McKinley Park for community conversation

Mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti to meet with South Shore residents Saturday

Tominello makes heliport cornerstone issue of 11th Ward campaign kickoff

Union organizer John Tominello to run for 11th Ward alderman

Pro-Rahm group tells Karen Lewis to choose: Mayor's race or CTU?

Mike Madigan pulls in $358,000 -- in one weekend

Fioretti blasts Emanuel for increasing city retirees’ health-care premiums

Durbin leads Oberweis 55-32 in new Tribune poll

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