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Longtime Boss Of Chicago City Council Faces Federal Racketeering Charges03:44


Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is asking that city's longest-serving alderman to step down after a 14-count federal indictment charged him with racketeering, attempted extortion and bribery.

Prosecutors allege Ald. Ed Burke used his powerful position in city government to personally enrich himself. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Claudia Morell (@claudiamorell), WBEZ city politics reporter.

This segment aired on June 3, 2019.

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