ENTERED OFFICE: 2007, defeating Mayor Daley appointee Darcel Beavers

PREVIOUS LIFE: Gigs with Democratic National Committee and Clinton administration

ALL IN THE FAMILY: Married to Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.

HIGHLIGHTS: Had one of council’s most independent voting records

LOWLIGHTS: Missed the vote on the parking meter lease deal. Hey, at least she didn’t vote for it.

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