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Pastor Brooks not running for 2nd District seat

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

The field of candidates in the 2nd District race is getting crowded but one person who won't be running is Pastor Corey Brooks.

The so-called "rooftop pastor" told his congregation Sunday he would not seek the office for family and professional reasons.

He wants to concentrate on raising funds to build a South Side youth center.

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