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Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, Chicago mayoral candidate, seeks California dollars
Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, Chicago mayoral candidate, seeks California dollars

Like many other big players in national politics, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has relied for years on campaign cash from California to fuel his career. But on Thursday in Los Angeles, scores of Californians who want to oust the mayor in Chicago’s April 7 election joined forces at fundraising receptions for Emanuel’s challenger, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. The events downtown at Disney Hall and at a private home in Santa Monica drew largely on discontent among some Democratic donors with Emanuel’s record on schools and immigration. “People know that taking out Rahm Emanuel and sending a message is a big deal,” Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of United...

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