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Chicago Protests Call for Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Resignation

Rahm Emanuel has come under fire as allegations of extreme misconduct in the Chicago Police Department surface and many accuse City Hall of a cover up.

. Demonstrators march through downtown Chicago on Dec. 9, 2015. About 1,000 protestors calling for the resignation of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel marched through downtown blocking traffic and occasionally having brief clashes with police. Emanuel has come under fire as allegations of extreme misconduct in the Chicago Police Department continue to surface and many people have accused the mayor of trying to cover it up.

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. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses a special session of the City Council as his administration continues to come under fire as allegation of extreme misconduct in the Chicago Police Department continue to surface on Dec. 9.

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. A woman shouts out from the visitor's gallery as Emanuel addresses City Council on Dec. 9.

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. People walk past protesters blocking an intersection on State Street in Chicago's shopping district on Dec. 9.

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. Protesters march near downtown Chicago after Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologized for the 2014 shooting of a black teenager on Dec. 9.

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. Lamon Reccord is taken into custody by Chicago police officers during a march on Dec. 9. Reccord was later released on the scene after protesters blocked the vehicle where he was being held.

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. Protesters demonstrate in front of Chicago's City Hall on Dec. 9.

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. Police stand guard in front of City Hall during protests on Dec. 9.

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. Demonstrators march through downtown Chicago on Dec. 9.

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. Protesters block downtown access to freeways in Chicago on Dec. 9.

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. Demonstrators clash with police on Dec. 9 in Chicago.

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. Protesters enter the Thompson Center, which houses many state offices, in Chicago on Dec. 9.

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. Shoppers along State Street pass by protesters blocking an intersection on Dec. 9 in Chicago.

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. Demonstraters clash with police in Chicago on Dec. 9.

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. Protesters occupy Chicago's Magnificent Mile during a march blocking Michigan Ave. on Dec. 9 in Chicago.

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. A pushing match between Chicago police officers and protesters erupts during a march on Dec. 9 in Chicago.

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. DeAndre Moore, a motorist stuck in traffic due to the march along Chicago's Magnificent Mile, gets out of his car and high-fives protesters calling for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez to resign in the wake of a police scandal on Dec. 9.

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. Protesters block the interstate highway traffic coming into downtown Chicago on Dec. 9.

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