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New York Unions Hold Fundraiser to Benefit Garcia



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    Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia talks to a reporter, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at his campaign headquarters in Chicago.

    A Monday evening fundraiser in New York City will benefit Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in his fight against incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the upcoming runoff election.

    Involved in the event are the United Federation of Teachers, the union-backed Working Families Party, the health care workers local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union, SEIU 32BJ,, and the Amalgamated Transit Union the New York Daily News reported over the weekend.

    The fundraiser reportedly starts at $100 per plate and aims to help Garcia prop up his finances against the well-funded Emanuel.

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