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Bill Daley Aims to Extend Family Dynasty With Chicago Mayoral Bid

  • His father and brother ran the city for decades before Emanuel
  • Next leader will face deep financial, violent-crime challenges
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Illinois Gov't Has Been Dysfunctional, Chicago Mayoral Candidate Daley Says
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Bill Daley has been a lawyer, banker and rainmaker. He has managed companies and national political campaigns, served as President Bill Clinton’s commerce secretary and President Barack Obama’s chief of staff.

Now, the one-time JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive wants to run the nation’s third-most-populous city at a time that it faces serious financial challenges and stubbornly high rates of violent crime.