President Obama’s hometown of Chicago shows decline is the “Chicago Way”
(investors)Chicago lost 7.1% of its jobs. Chicago’s famous Loop, the second-largest business district in the nation, lost 18.6% of its private-sector jobs.
the nation’s toughest gun laws: Chicago has become the murder capital of America with a 50% increase in violence for the past year.
Chicago lost 200,000 people from 2000 to 2009. The only one of the nation’s 15 largest cities to lose people.