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Chicago council votes for a cease-fire, making it the largest city to endorse one

Posted on AllSides January 31st, 2024
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By the narrowest of margins, the Chicago City Council voted to call for a permanent cease-fire in Gaza, becoming the largest city in the nation to pass such a measure. Mayor Brandon Johnson cast the tie-breaking vote after 23 members voted in favor and 23 against. At least 47 cities across the U.S. have passed resolutions calling for a halt to the fighting in the war between Israel and Hamas — including several in states crucial for President Joe Biden’s re-election bid, according to Reuters. San Francisco’s City Council recently...

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