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Alderman: City won't fingerprint Uber, Lyft drivers, city workers

After belatedly registering as an Uber lobbyist, President Barack Obama's former campaign manager addressed aldermen in groups of ten about a fingerprinting requirement he claimed, would have prompted the ride-hailing giant to abandon the lucrative Chicago market.

David Plouffe's behind-the-scenes lobbying is about to pay political dividends for the $68 billion company whose investors include Mayor Rahm Emanuel's brother.

"There's high stakes involved. When there are high stakes,

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