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Assessing Mayor Richard M. Daley's Impact on Chicago

Everyone from the President of the Chicago Chamber of Commerce to one of Mayor Daley's closest allies in the city Council had a comment about Mayor Daley's announcement that he wouldn't seek re-election. From housing to schools to the city's entertainment scene and financial district, Mayor Richard M. Daley's mark is all over this town. We take a look at the quality of life in Chicago as we assess Daley's impact, for good or bad.

Mick Dumke—Reporter, Chicago News Cooperative
Maria de Los Angeles Torres—Director and professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Rick Kogan—Columnist, Chicago Tribune
Jim DeRogatis—Co-host, Sound Opinions; Blogger,
Julia Keller—Reporter, Chicago Tribune
Dennis Rodkin—Columnist, Chicago magazine

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