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African-American politicians in Illinois

State Sen. Donne Trotter Tuesday was arrested at O’Hare Airport for attempting to board an aircraft with a loaded weapon. Trotter is the latest in a string of African-American politicians to be charged with crimes. Chicago Sun-Times’ and ABC 7’s Laura Washington discusses what the recent wave of arrests means for the future of African-American political leaders.

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