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Laura Washington

Columnist, Chicago Sun-Times
Laura S. Washington is a Chicago Sun-Times columnist and political analyst for ABC-7 Chicago. From 2003 to 2009 she served as the Ida B. Wells-Barnett University Professor at DePaul University. In 2015 and 2019 she served as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. Washington served as deputy press secretary to Mayor Harold Washington, and an investigative producer for CBS-2/Chicago, correspondent for “Chicago Tonight” on WTTW, and op-ed columnist at the Chicago Tribune.