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The Week in Review: Pfleger Refuses to Back Down

UPDATE: Anti-violence activists get green light from state police for Dan Ryan March

The Rev. Michael Pfleger vows to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway on Saturday to protest violence in Chicago, despite warnings by state police that participants could face arrest.

Gov. Bruce Rauner wants Arthur Jones, the Illinois Republican who is an avowed Nazi, to step down from the 3rd Congressional District race – a move that would clear a victory for incumbent Democrat, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski.

Chicago federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett makes President Donald Trump’s short list for the Supreme Court.

Animal rights activists protest the firing of Animal Care and Control Director Susan Russell.

And the Cubs are red hot with Javier Baez’s acrobatic base stealing and Jon Lester’s sterling pitching.


Amanda Vinicky, Chicago Tonight | @AmandaVinicky
Tahman Bradley, WGN News | @TahmanBradley
Hal Dardick, Chicago Tribune | @ReporterHal
Julie DiCaro, 670 The Score | @JulieDiCaro

The conversation continues in our web-extra video. This week, Arruza and guests discuss the fatal shooting of five employees of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. The daily newspaper is owned by Tronc, the parent company of the Chicago Tribune.

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