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OGs vs. the Johnny-come-latelies: the 2019 mayoral race

Ben and Maya look at the flood of candidates that entered the mayoral race when Rahm Emanuel decided not to seek reelection, and analyze their campaigns.

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The Back Room Deal features radio personality and longtime Reader political writer Ben Joravsky arguing local Chicago politics with Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova. With sharp wit and stinging analysis, Joravsky and Dukmasova cut through the smoky haze of the elections to offer you a glimpse of the current Chicago races—ward-level and, of course, mayoral. Will these historic elections be determined in back-room deals, like so many in Chicago's past? Let Ben and Maya talk you through it.  v

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