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Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel
Rahm Emanuel is the mayor of Chicago. He was elected on Feb. 22, 2011. Emanuel is former White House chief of staff under President Barack Obama. Emanuel represented the 5th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 until his resignation in 2009 when he took his position in the Obama Administration. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1981 with a Liberal Arts degree, and received an M.A. in Speech and Communication from Northwestern University in 1985. He is married with three children.
Rahm Emanuel is the mayor of Chicago. He was elected on Feb. 22, 2011. Emanuel is former White House chief of staff under President Barack Obama. Emanuel represented the 5th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2003 until his resignation in 2009 when he took his position in the Obama Administration. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1981 with a Liberal Arts degree, and received an M.A. in Speech and Communication from Northwestern University in 1985. He is married with three children. « Show less

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  • Moody's blues: A closer look at Chicago's dire fiscal future

    Moody's blues: A closer look at Chicago's dire fiscal future
    Chicagoans, pay close attention to a new warning from Moody's Investors Service: The city must solve the crisis devouring its public employee pension funds, but even if it does, there's extremely rough going ahead.
  • Emanuel picks new CTA chief, hopes he can deliver Washington funding

    Emanuel picks new CTA chief, hopes he can deliver Washington funding
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced Dorval Carter Jr. as the new CTA president Tuesday at a bus garage, immediately making it clear that he expects the federal transit official to bring home pots of money from Washington. Carter, currently acting chief of...

    Rauner to address Chicago City Council, tout 'turnaround agenda'

     Rauner to address Chicago City Council, tout 'turnaround agenda'
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner will pitch his "turnaround agenda" for the state Wednesday in a rare address to the Chicago City Council, which is made up of 50 Democrats. Rauner's slashing of state spending on an array of programs and his pro-business,...

    Council panel endorses $5.5 million reparations fund for Burge victims

    Council panel endorses $5.5 million reparations fund for Burge victims
    Setting aside concerns that the heirs of torture victims of notorious Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge would get short shrift, a City Council committee on Tuesday endorsed a $5.5 million reparations package for those preyed upon by Burge and his so-called...

    CPS asking teachers to take 7 percent pay cut, union says

    CPS asking teachers to take 7 percent pay cut, union says
    The Chicago Teachers Union said Tuesday that the school district is asking teachers to take a 7 percent pay cut in their next contract, an offer that portends tough negotiations in the weeks to come. The union did not specify how the proposed pay cut...