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Daley, Richard M.

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDaley, Richard M.Richard M. DaleyDaley, Richard M.  (1942–) a US politician who was mayor of Chicago from 1989 to 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party, and is known for his policies to improve schools and community policing (=police officers working with residents to prevent crime). His father, Richard J. Daley, was mayor of Chicago from 1955 to 1976. The Daleys were known for having a "political machine" (=an organization that supports a politician and is rewarded for helping the politician be elected).
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