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Schock resignation and pensions explainer

It’s been made pretty clear by various parties that the number one issue facing Chicago in this mayoral runoff election is the city’s looming 500 million dollar pension payment. Chicago faces some dire consequences if the money is not available when the bill comes due. WBEZ political reporters lauren Chooljian and Tony Arnold explain how Chicago got to this point and some of the remedies being proposed by the candidates, the legislature and others. Also, we discuss life in Congress after the resignation announcement of IL Rep. Aaron Schock. (Flickr/joewcampbell)

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