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Political daybook in Illinois and Chicago on Dec. 5

Former Sen. Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.

Former Sen. Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. | AP Photo

Judges, pols and pals turned out in mass for Ald. Ed Burkes annual holiday fundraiser despite a federal raid of his office last week.

Here’s a look at political events scheduled for Wenesday Dec. 5.

CHICAGO

  • 10 a.m. – CTU teachers, paraprofessionals and support staff at 15 charter schools run  to hold press conference and rally on second day of strike. Chicago Board of Education, 42 West Madison Street.
  • 10:30 a.m. – The Chicago Board of Education holds its December meeting at the Chicago Public Schools office, 42 W. Madison St.
  • Noon –  Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti chairs Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Rural Affairs Council quarterly meeting. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., 15th floor, Suite 15-200.

BEYOND CHICAGO

  • 11 a.m. EST — Funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral in D.C. Gov. Bruce Rauner will attend.

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