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Where is Emanuel in the budget fight?

Similarly, Cook County Board Commissioner Richard Boykin says the stalemate is indirectly fanning​ the gun violence plaguing city neighborhoods because it threatens funding for police, education and social services. Emanuel, he says, shares part of the blame: “As the mayor of a city of about 2.7 million people, you have to work with the governor, you have to work with the County Board president, and the governor has to work with the city.”

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