11/10/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Next Mayor Will Take On A Big, Financial Mess

Everybody who is anybody in Chicago politics has been mentioned as a possible replacement for Mayor Richard M. Daley after his shocking retirement announcement this week. But rather than pondering their chances, potential candidates might take a good look at City Hall's balance sheet and ask themselves another question: Who would want to deal with this mess?

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