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Korecki: Covering Hillary Clinton from a blurred distance

Hillary ClintRahm Emanuel Chicago Ideas Week discussion. Harris Theater 205 East Randolph. |  Al Podgorski / Sun-Times Media

Hillary Clinton and Rahm Emanuel at Chicago Ideas Week discussion. Harris Theater, 205 East Randolph. | Al Podgorski / Sun-Times Media

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Updated: July 16, 2014 6:17AM

Looking out at the stage of the Harris Theater in Chicago last week, I watched two old friends sit across from one another and banter about old times, all the while promoting a book -- and a person.

Hillary Clinton, possible presidential contender, former U.S. Secretary of State, was on a two-day visit in Chicago and sitting across from her was Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served in her husband’s White House and in President Obama’s.

The publicity event was as much for her new memoir, “Hard Choices,” as it was for Clinton herself as she weighs her presidential aspirations.

The forum, however, couldn’t have been more sanitized.READ MORE.

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