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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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  • Rahm's rule: Aldermen get a pass

    Rahm's rule: Aldermen get a pass
    If Mayor Rahm Emanuel were serious about reforming city government, he would have followed through on a threat he murmured in 2011 to nudge Ald. Ed Burke out as Finance Committee chairman and strip him of his hopped-up, Secret Service-style security detail that ferries him around town, earpieces and all.
  • When Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia was in charge: Mixed results at community group

    When Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia was in charge: Mixed results at community group
    Most of Jesus "Chuy" Garcia's career in public life has been spent as a role player behind other politicians, but his resume shows one period when he was the undisputed leader: The decade he spent guiding a fledgling community organization from a...

    Transcript: Chuy, Rahm flailing about haplessly on education funding.

    Transcript: Chuy, Rahm flailing about haplessly on education funding.
    I finally got around to correcting this portion of transcript from last week's Fox-32 mayoral debate in which Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers, Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia, discuss the looming crisis in Chicago's education funding....

    Chicago mayoral runoff election pulling in early voters

    Chicago's mayoral race is drawing early voters to the polls. The Chicago Board of Election says that data show Saturday was the best day yet. Election board officials say that so far 67,000 ballots have been cast during early voting. That's twice as many...

    Former opponent endorses Emanuel in Chicago mayor's race

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received the endorsement of his former opponent, Alderman Bob Fioretti. Fioretti released a statement Sunday saying he supports Emanuel in the April 7 runoff election against challenger and Cook County Commissioner Jesus...