Chicago Tribune Daywatch
November 10, 2016 View email in browser

‘Not my president

Thousands of protesters angry over Donald Trump’s election win took to Chicago’s streets for nearly nine hours Wednesday and into early this morning, demonstrating near Trump Tower, marching through downtown and blocking traffic.

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Arrieta tweet grabs Epstein’s attention 

Jake Arrieta took a swipe at celebrities against Trump. Here’s how Cubs president and Hillary Clinton supporter Theo Epstein reacted.

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Durbin: Democrats face ‘uphill’ situation 

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, the second highest-ranking Democrat in the Senate, on Wednesday lamented the Republicans’ big victories on Election Day and said of President-elect Trump, “I just hope the office will build the man.”

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Rauner’s (new) Trump problem

The Republican governor avoided speaking Trump’s name during the campaign season in Democratic-leaning Illinois. Now he’ll likely be asked about President Trump and every controversial move he makes, and it will happen during Rauner’s own 2018 re-election bid.

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Illinois Trump voters outnumbered, but elated

Their candidate didn’t take Illinois, but supporters across the state are relieved and optimistic after his national victory. Trump won most of Illinois’ southern and western counties, rural areas and counties on the outer reaches of the Chicago suburbs.

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Latinos, immigrants worried

Although Illinois voted for Hillary Clinton, many Latinos and immigrants here are wondering how they will fit into a Trump-led country.

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Stick a fork in Obamacare?

Illinois consumers hit by higher health insurance prices and dwindling options now face the possibility of their Obamacare coverage vanishing completely with Republicans in control of the White House and Congress.

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Preckwinkle faces close vote on beverage tax

The nationwide debate over taxing sugary beverages is set to play out today at the Cook County Board, with commissioners divided on a measure that President Toni Preckwinkle is counting on to balance the books.

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