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political history of chicago wikipedia - this article has no lead section please help by adding an introductory section to this article for more information see the layout guide and wikipedia s lead section guidelines to ensure the section will be inclusive of all the essential details, illinois politics a citizen s guide james d nowlan - james d nowlan is a senior fellow in the institute of government and public affairs at the university of illinois at urbana champaign he served as an illinois state representative from 1969 to 1973 and as an aide to three illinois governors, american pharaoh mayor richard j daley his battle for - american pharaoh by cohen and taylor contains 614 pages and 16 pages of black and white not glossy photographs the book focuses on mr daley s technique of ensuring cooperation through the use of patronage jobs and on daley s methods for keeping black people segregated in black only housing projects, crime in chicago wikipedia - crime in chicago has been tracked by the chicago police department s bureau of records since the beginning of the 20th century the city s overall crime rate especially the violent crime rate is higher than the us average