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Emanuel ratches up pressure on Rauner to sign gun bill

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel sat right down and wrote a letter.

Unlike the song, it wasn't to himself, but to Gov. Bruce Rauner.

And not only was it not filled with "words oh, so sweet" or "a lot of kisses," it was a plea for the governor to sign a piece of gun legislation sitting on his desk.

It definitely didn't knock the governor off his feet.

The mayor tried to hand deliver the missive to Rauner at a joint appearance on Wednesday, but the governor wouldn't even acknowledge that he received it.

Rauner's "body man" was holding the letter in a blue folder, and reporters asked if the letter was in the folder.

"I don't know," Rauner said. "Why don't you check?"

For the complete story, visit chicago.suntimes.com.

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