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been hit by America’s trade war”.

THE DALEY FAMILY

While the economy’s biggest manu-

Having entered fourteen mayoral elec-

facturers experience setbacks, however,

tions in the city’s history, the Daley family

a new breed of modern manufacturer

is close to being Chicago royalty. Bill

is stepping up to the plate, and there

Daley, who served as President Obama’s

are signs that the bigger companies

Chief of Staff and as President Clinton’s

are more agile than expected. The

Secretary of Commerce, announced

Economist report notes that “manufac-

his mayoral candidacy in September

turing is undergoing a revival,

2018. Manufacturing has always been

especially among agile smaller firms

a keen focus for Daley, who argues it is

and those using advanced techniques”.

“time for Chicago to return to its indus-

The number of manufacturing jobs in

trial roots”.

the United States rose by 468,000 in the past two years.

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