BET Political Wire: The Gloves Are Off

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  • A Family Affair
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  • Heard That
  • Freudian Slip
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A Family Affair

Wendy Casey, 45, and son Randall, 27, have more in common than family ties. Each is running for village president, a mayor-like office, in their hometown of Dixmoor, Illinois. Living together doesn't help. “It’s been very contentious,” Casey, a community activist, told ABC affiliate WLS-TV. “We don’t speak about the election, we do not speak about politics and it’s just, ‘Hi’ and ‘Bye.’”

(Photo: Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/ MCT /LANDOV)

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