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Is The Mob Mentality Coming To Local Politics?

Whether it was protests outside Tucker Carlson's home or accosting Ted Cruz and his wife inside a restaurant, stories about mob-like behavior have dominated national headlines. Are those tactics and rhetoric unfortunately coming to local politics too? On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Joe Kaiser talk to a Hinsdale activist who – after winning his fight for lower property taxes – has been met with charged, personal attacks. Proft and Kaiser also discuss recent developments in the Chicago mayoral race and leadership in Springfield.

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