06/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Fewer African-Americans In Chicago Could Change Its Politics

Whether you're Mayor Richard M. Daley or Mayor-In-His-Mind-Rahm Emanuel, no voting group is more important for a Democrat than the city's African-Americans. Increasingly, there are fewer of them.

Like Rod R. Blagojevich, the Census keeps on giving, and newly-crunched data shows a big decline in the city's black population.

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