2015 council: rugged spines vs. rubber stamps

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on why some candidates got support from both the Rahm-aligned PAC and Rahm-opposing unions; how the appointment of council committee chairs molds the rubber stamp; and the three elected aldermen most likely to resist the dark side. Length 5.6 minutes standard, 19.5 minutes premium.

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Article: "The real caucuses in the Chicago City Council" (Chicago Reader)