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Standing Up To The Chicago Machine

Chicago's 13th Ward political machine – led by Mike Madigan – has long used intimidation tactics to scare away any potential challengers. But one 19-year-old DePaul freshman is pushing back, and showing that we shouldn't always accept Chicago-style politics. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Joe Kaiser talk to the attorney for David Krupa – the aforesaid DePaul freshman running for alderman in Chicago's 13th Ward – about his race and the petition challenge Madigan's machine is making. Proft and Kaiser also talk to Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member Kristen McQueary about some of Rahm Emanuel's recent policy proposals he's making as he heads out of office.

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