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Court Releases Photograph of Two Chicago Cops Posing As Hunters with Black Suspect Wearing Antlers

By Elaine Magliaro Here’s a photograph of Chicago Police Department officers Jerome Finnigan (left) and Timothy McDermott (right) posing with an unidentified suspect. (Note: The photo was obtained by The Chicago Sun-Times from a court filing.) The Chicago Police Department … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Rahm Emanuel, the City of Chicago, and Risky Interest-Rate Swaps

By Elaine Magliaro While I was doing research on my post about Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel accepting campaign contributions from financial firms managing city’s pension money, I came across another interesting story about Emanuel being involved with risky interest-rate swaps. Heather Gillers of the … Continue reading

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Investigative Journalist David Sirota Reports on “Pay to Play” in Chicago: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Accepted Campaign Contributions from Financial Firms Managing City Pension Money

By Elaine Magliaro Investigative journalist David Sirota reported earlier this week that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former chief of staff to President Obama, has accepted campaign contributions from financial firms that manage the city’s pension money. Sirota said that, according to documents that … Continue reading

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