ENTERED OFFICE: 2007, defeating incumbent Shirley Coleman in a runoff

RETAINED OFFICE: Winning another runoff, this time over frequent candidate Hal Baskin

PREVIOUS LIFE: Cook County correctional officer and union activist

BEST FRIENDS, 2007: Organized labor

BEST FRIENDS, 2011: Pro-business groups and Emanuel

WHAT CHANGED: She did, by consistently voting the Daley way

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