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Lightfoot Reacts to Rittenhouse Verdict: ‘I’m Very Concerned at What That Verdict Does,’ Says ‘Judge Put Thumb on Scale’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reacted to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict after a jury on Friday found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts in his murder trial connected to the shootings of three people during unrest […]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Reports Chicago’s 2021 Budget Shortfall Is $1.2 Billion in 63-Minute Press Conference

Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces Chicago’s 2021 budget shortfall could be over $1.2 billion due to the coronavirus pandemic (1:03 stream from WGN). Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot encircles Chicago’s financial shortfall as defined by […]

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President Donald Trump Announces Immediate Federal Intervention in Chicago and Albuquerque to Confront Violence in American Cities

President Trump announced Wednesday that he is expanding the Justice Department’s “Operation Legend” program to Chicago and Albuquerque, days after threatening federal intervention to confront violence in American cities. President Donald Trump and Attorney General […]

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Mayor Lightfoot Announces Her Choice for Chicago Police Department Superintendent as Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday evening, April 2, 2020 her choice as new police superintendent as David Brown, the former police chief of Dallas. Before the announcement, Mayor Lightfoot expressed her gratitude and praise to […]

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Addresses City of Chicago Financial Remedies for Coronavirus Emergency on Thursday March 19, 2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Gives Update on Coronavirus Response | NBC News (Live Stream Recording). Notes on Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s address to the City of Chicago. Chicago Public Schools will be closed through April 20, […]

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National FOP Demands Apology from Lightfoot Over `Clown` Comment as Chicago FOP VP Pat Murray Approaches the Mic at a City Council Meeting

Lightfoot Says it Was Inappropriate to Say What She Said Out Loud The national Fraternal of Order of Police is demanding an apology after Mayor Lori Lightfoot was overheard calling a police union leader a […]