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Foxx: Chicagoans feel ‘angst and fear’ after homicides, looting, but her ‘social agenda’ not responsible

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Embattled Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said Thursday she understands the “angst and fear” Chicagoans feel after two devastating rounds of looting and a 50% surge in homicides and shootings, but her “social agenda” is not responsible.
“I don’t for a moment forget how I grew up in this city — in one of the toughest housing projects in the country: Cabrini Green. What I recognize, when people throw out the words ‘social agenda’ is that, if we’re gonna do anything to deal with the violence in our communities, we have to take a broad, holistic view,” she said. Read or listen to her interview with Fran Spielman…
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