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Cook County

No longer ‘trapped by the past,’ county freed from political hiring oversight

Cook County promoted former Chicago alderman once recommended for firing after allegedly saying, ‘I can’t stand these Mexicans’

The Hustle of Kim Foxx: After the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald, can a new state’s attorney bring real reform to Chicago?

Can Kaegi really reform the assessor's office?

Democrats spending big bucks to turn Cook County board almost all blue

Special prosecutor billed Cook County nearly 50K for Van Dyke murder case

Chicago inside out: Forget the flashiness of city politics. Cook County has quietly become one of the best places in the nation for thinking creatively about the role of government in people’s lives.

Same city, different opportunities: Study maps life outcomes for children from Chicago neighborhoods

Cook County Commissioners meet to clear decks before budget hearings

With an eye on Emanuel’s job, Preckwinkle proposes no-tax-hike county budget