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Election 2011 Sat Jan 22 2011

Giving to Chico and Emanuel, by Institution.

Some "people" who give to candidates are not people at all, but institutions. It's a storied tradition in Chicago politics for "people" with names like "29 N. Michigan Ave, LLC" to give tens of thousands of dollars to their favored candidate. Here are some of the institutions that gave big money to Gery Chico and Rahm Emanuel in the race for mayor:

Chico Institutional Totals

Rahm Institutional Totals

 
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Truth Campaign / January 29, 2011 12:47 AM

And those folks will get their phone calls answered. That is whom Chico and Rahm will be beholden to - corporate interests and not people. Let's not get it twisted folks!

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