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Chicago Aldermen flee city: Eight winging to D.C.

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Or do you like this headline better: Chicago Aldermen: In flight

Kidding aside, eight members of Chicago's City Council are in Washington today to lobby on the pending immigration bill and to try to keep federal community development block grant funds flowing to the city. (click for names)

Also in D.C. today... Chicago Park District Supt. Tim Mitchell for meetings of the National Recreation and Park Association.

The aldermen are here on Wednesday and Thursday.
Trading City Hall for the Capitol are:

Ald. Madeline Haithcock (2nd)
Ald. William Beavers (7th)
Ald. Geroge Cardenas (12th)
Ald. Ray Suarez (31st)
Ald. Manny Flores (1st)
Ald. Danny Solis (25th)
Ald. Billy Ocasio (26th)
Ald. Margaret Laurino (39th)

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What is the chicago alderman
position on the immigration bill? Are they for illegal
alien amnesty? Do any of the
chicago alderman speak english? I even heard of one
prominent foreign diplomat
complain to the US state dept. that he wanted to upgrade his immunity from
prosecution status to that of an illegal alien because
his kid drinks and is troublesome and he wants to
make sure he stays out of jail! Rick W
Windham, NH

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