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JUST IN: Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson had “a couple of drinks with dinner” before driving home and slumping over in his vehicle, Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot disclosed Friday.

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot will propose doubling Chicago's tax on all food and drinks sold in restaurants to help address the city's budget shortfall for 2020.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago was elected this year with an overwhelming majority. But as a teachers' strike stretches on, she faces the biggest test of her administration.

Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot that he had “a couple of drinks” before he fell asleep in his car overnight Wednesday, the mayor said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times on Friday.

Just in => Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot has hired or promoted 230 employees in the eight weeks since she declared a freeze on hiring, @ad_quig  reports

CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson had "a couple of drinks with dinner" before experiencing a medical episode early Thursday in which he felt lightheaded while driving, Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Sun-Times

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot is defending her plan to hike taxes on solo ride-share trips with Uber, Lyft and similar services, calling it part of her holistic approach to addressing downtown traffic congestion.

Lori Lightfoot'>Mayor Lori Lightfoot says ride-share tax hikes part of plan to address downtown traffic congestion ‘holistically’


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Great to see Chicago’s historic mayoral race between two highly qualified candidates. Congrats to our next mayor, Lori Lightfoot—and Toni Preckwinkle campaigned hard and did us proud. I know that with our city’s heart and Lori’s leadership, Chicago’s best days are still ahead.

Yesterday, Chicago elected their first black female mayor. She also happens to be gay. Amazing, Chicago. Congrats, Lori Lightfoot.

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot blocked ICE access to police databases ahead of a raid targeting undocumented immigrants in several cities. She says the city "will never tolerate ICE tearing families apart."

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Chicago makes history as Lori Lightfoot becomes its first black, female mayor

Lori Lightfoot is elected mayor of Chicago. She will be the first African-American woman and first who identifies as a lesbian to hold the position.

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BREAKING: Lori Lightfoot is apparent winner in Chicago runoff, and is poised to become the city's first black female, first openly gay mayor.

JUST IN: Lori Lightfoot has won Chicago's mayoral runoff, the AP projects. Lightfoot will become the first black woman — and the first openly gay person — to serve as mayor of Chicago.

The Associated Press is declaring Lori Lightfoot the winner in Chicago’s mayoral race, making her the first black woman elected to lead the city. Lightfoot’s win makes Chicago the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor.

BREAKING: Lori Lightfoot has been elected Chicago mayor. She is the first Black woman and openly gay person to ever lead the city.

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Chicago will soon elect a black woman as mayor for the first time. Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle have emerged from a crowded field to secure spots in the April runoff election, after Bill Daley conceded.

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