The Last Days Of The 2019 Mayoral Race

The Last Days Of The 2019 Mayoral Race

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Candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle are making their last rounds on the campaign trail before voters head back to the polls for the April 2 runoff election. Cook County prosecutors dropped all criminal charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging a fake hate crime. Plus, Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson has unveiled a 5-year plan for the district.

Morning Shift breaks down the biggest stories of the week in our Friday News Roundup with Jenn White.

GUESTS: A.D. Quig, political reporter at The Daily Line

Cheryl Corley, NPR correspondent based in Chicago

Bill Ruthhart, Chicago Tribune reporter