School for newbie aldermen
Ald. Scott Waguespack and three other City Hall veterans are holding a day-long, closed-door training session for new aldermen Monday. The goal of Waguespack and the others is to create a 'progressive caucus.'
Ald. Edward Burke had led sessions for new aldermen in previous years. Ald. Patrick O'Connor said he did not thing the orientation would hamper Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's ability to obtain council backing of his plans.
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