Fran Spielman interviews Troy LaRaviere about Toni Preckwinkle’s progressive status

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Mayoral candidate Troy LaRaviere is interviewed by Sun-Times reporter Fran Spielman in the newsroom Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times

Troy LaRaviere, Chicago’s first declared candidate for mayor, tried to slow down the Toni train by portraying Preckwinkle as a phony reformer and himself as the real thing.

He told The Fran Spielman Show that Preckwinkle is “beholden” to the Cook County Democratic Party she chairs and is a “progressive” of convenience on social issues –– not financial ones.

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