How Does the Olympic Loss Change Daley's Future?

October 5, 2009

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Whether you were for or against a Chicago Olympics in 2016, the sting of losing in the first round of IOC voting still lingers. And you gotta wonder, how's da mare doing? He told reporters on Friday that Chicago's Olympic bid was, “not a political adventure.” But it may have been one for the city's residents who face a history of balancing development and corruption, jobs and gentrification in Chicago. Still, a loss is a loss and there's been speculation all weekend about what this loss might mean for Daley's political future. For more analysis, we look to the Better Government Association's Andy Shaw.