Handicapping the mayoral race on the home stretch

February 18, 2011

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The mayoral candidates met for a final televised debate Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011.

So now that the televised debates are over,  the mad dash to the finish line is on! The race to become mayor of Chicago is heading into its final days before Tuesday’s election. The last TV ads will air and candidates’ schedules are packed with appearances! WBEZ’s political reporter Sam Hudzik joined Eight Forty-Eight to talk about what to expect over the crazy campaign weekend ahead.

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