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'Eight Forty-Eight' surveys the field of GOP presidential candidates.

Nov. 03, 2011

The Illinois GOP straw poll closes Saturday so Eight Forty-Eight surveyed the field of candidates vying for the 2012 presidential nomination with Republican political consultant David Dring. Plus, Chicago Sun-Times reporter Frank Main talks about his four-part series on Chicago’s marijuana culture. And, Chicago Ald. Danny Solis on Wednesday introduced a plan to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana but where do Chicagoans stand on the issue? Stephanie Schmitz, associate director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy, will join Eight Forty-Eight to take your calls, emails and tweets: call 312-923-9239, e-mail 848@wbez.org or find on tweet @848.