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Brain tumor keeps Karen Lewis from Chicago mayor’s race

Chicago Teacher’s Union President Karen Lewis, pictured above in August, has decided to forgo a mayoral campaign against incumbent Rahm Emanuel (D). Lewis was released from the hospital last week. (Michael Schmitt | AP)

Brenden Moore

October 19, 2014

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis ruled out a mayoral run last week after she underwent emergency surgery, leaving the city’s progressive community without a standard bearer to go up against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the February election. Read More »...

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