Clarification: This post was updated on January 18 to reflect the endorsement noted in the dispute was from the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL), not the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations.

In a Wednesday letter, Cook County Comm. Richard Boykin (D-1), who is in the middle of a contested primary, demanded the county’s lobbyist be fired immediately because the lobbyist “liked” a Facebook post about Boykin’s failure to secure a coveted Chicago Federation of Labor endorsement.

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