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Is the Chicago City Council a Rubber Stamp?

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Former Alderman Dick Simpson joins us to discuss the 2005 City of Chicago budget vote and his analysis of City Council voting patterns, which finds that the group of sitting aldermen may be the biggest rubber-stamp Council in Chicago history. Simpson is author of Inside Urban Politics and Rogues, Rebels, and Rubber Stamps: The Politics of the Chicago City Council from 1863 to the Present.

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