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WGN Chicago Airs Mayoral Forum

Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 2/5/2019

Tribune-owned WGN-TV Chicago aired a forum featuring Chicago mayoral candidates on January 10. The live hour and a half long prime time event was open to all fifteen candidates. Twelve attended the whole event, one participated in the second half, and two did not participate. WGN made videos available after the event to show where candidates stand on topics including education, crime and budgets.

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