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Where’s the line between city marketing and political campaigning?

A new branding campaign for Chicago will showcase Mayor Lori Lightfoot to draw in more visitors. While it’s common for cities to incorporate local political figures into their advertisements, can it cross a line into political advertising on the city’s dime? Reform for Illinois Executive Director Alisa Kaplan spoke with Joe Cahill of Crain’s Chicago Business to weigh in on the city’s new marketing campaign.

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