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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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  • Trauma counseling center proposed for South Side

    Trauma counseling center proposed for South Side
    A South Side pastor is planning to import techniques used to counsel war victims in Israel to help prevent post-traumatic stress among survivors of violence in Chicago.
  • Jimmy Fallon announces 'Tonight Show' return to Chicago

    Jimmy Fallon announces 'Tonight Show' return to Chicago
    Jimmy Fallon announced Thursday night "The Tonight Show" will return to Chicago for the first time in more than a decade. Fallon agreed to a wager with Mayor Rahm Emanuel in June, hinging on children in the city reading at least 2.4 million books over...

    Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama

    Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who felt the honor inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of the...

    No excuses, Chicago: Riverfront sign rules needed

     No excuses, Chicago: Riverfront sign rules needed
    Before I get to why Mayor Rahm Emanuel's riverfront sign ordinance makes good sense and atones for his administration's approval of the enormous eyesore of a sign that Donald Trump stuck on his otherwise handsome Chicago skyscraper, I want to address...

    Minimum wage hike backers seek support of North Side aldermen

    Minimum wage hike backers seek support of North Side aldermen
    Supporters of a $15 minimum wage in Chicago will embark on a North Side bus tour this morning to rally outside the offices of two aldermen they want to back their proposal, plus a McDonald's restaurant to highlight the plight of low-wage workers. The...