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Chicago mayoral candidates on WTTW take questions from Mikva challenge kids

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WASHINGTON--The four major Chicago mayoral candidates took questions from students pn Monday during a joint appearence on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight."" Three of the four--Carol Moseley Braun, Rahm Emanuel and Miguel Del Valle but not Gery Chico--talked about being bullied as youths. Chicago Sun-Times city hall reporter Fran Spielman and political writer Abdon M. Pallasch have the report on the hour-long session here.

The kids were members of a group called the "Mikva Challenge," an organization founded by former congressman, federal judge and White House counsel Abner Mikva and his wife Zoe to educate students about civic and political affairs.

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