End of an era: Burke loses party post he has held since 1968
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Ald. Edward M. Burke walks into the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in January 2019 after being charged with attempted extortion. | Sun-Times file

State Rep. Aaron Ortiz was nearly 400 votes ahead of 14th Ward Ald. Edward Burke in a three-way race for committeeperson. It’s a job Burke has held since his father’s death in 1968. His dad held it for years before that. Indicted Ald. Edward Burke (14th) has already been stripped of his two biggest power bases: chairman of the City Council’s Finance...

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