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Balcer denies he was forced out to make way for Daley nephew

Ald. James Balcer shown 2012 ceremony honoring military personnel killed actiIraq Afghanistan insists he was not forced give up his

Ald. James Balcer, shown at a 2012 ceremony honoring military personnel killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan, insists he was not forced to give up his City Council seat. I Sun-Times

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Updated: August 27, 2014 2:16AM



Bridgeport Ald. Jim Balcer (11th) on Tuesday blamed the strain of vertigo and post-traumatic-stress-disorder for his decision not to seek re-election, categorically denying that he was forced out to make way for the next generation of Daleys.

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