‘Rubber Stamp’ Politics Have a Long History in Chicago

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a special City Council meeting in 2015. Paul Beaty / AP Photo
chicago city council chambers
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a special City Council meeting in 2015. Paul Beaty / AP Photo

‘Rubber Stamp’ Politics Have a Long History in Chicago

One Curious listener asked: Why do Chicago Aldermen always vote with the mayor? WBEZ’s city politics reporter Lauren Chooljian tackles the question.