On a unanimous 56-0 vote Wednesday, the Illinois Senate cleared an anti-carjacking measure drafted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office which aims to crackdown on juvenile offenders.

The legislation is Emanuel’s latest tough-on-crime campaign tout following months of reporting on the nearly 1,000 carjackings recorded in Chicago last year, a 10-year high in the city. And after months of political attacks by Emanuel’s mayoral challenger, the city’s former top cop.

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