Lightfoot kicks off / Campaign babysitting / R.I.P., Klout

“Our city is going in the wrong direction.”

With those words, former Chicago Police Board chairman Lori Lightfoot has launched a campaign to unseat the guy who gave her the job, Rahm Emanuel.


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