“I would hope that nobody underestimates me. Ever. But we will see,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. “I’m the new kid on the block.” [Heather Cherone/The Daily Line]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that she warned state officials that Illinois’ gaming expansion law would never allow a Chicago casino to get off the ground — and said a feasibility study proved she had been right all along.

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