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Capping A Stunning Political Rise, Chicago To Inaugurate Lori Lightfoot As Mayor


Added 05-20-19 09:06:01am EST - “Lightfoot will be the city's first black female and first openly gay mayor. She has promised to put an end to Chicago's political machine "once and for all" and shine a bright light on corruption.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Capping A Stunning Political Rise, Chicago To Inaugurate Lori Lightfoot As Mayor”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Lori Lightfoot, who has never held elected office, won a landslide victory in Chicago's April 2 mayoral runoff election. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

Lori Lightfoot, who has never held elected office, won a landslide victory in Chicago's April 2 mayoral runoff election.

Chicago will make history Monday when Lori Lightfoot is sworn in as the city's first black woman mayor and first openly gay mayor.

The 56-year-old is set to be inaugurated along with Chicago's two other city-wide elected officials and all 50 aldermen.

Lightfoot's inauguration caps a stunning political rise for someone who has never before held elected office. The former federal prosecutor and corporate lawyer launched her mayoral bid last May, months before Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bombshell announcement that he would not seek a third term in office.

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