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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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  • Chicago mayoral race mirrors schism challenging Democratic Party

    CHICAGO The Democratic Party is riven over how loud a voice to give its progressive wing. Chicago is that struggle's new frontline.
  • Emanuel addresses reputation in new ad

    Emanuel addresses reputation in new ad
    After months of letting others try to reform his image with Chicago voters in his campaign ads, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched a new TV spot in which he argues that his abrasiveness is due to his drive to improve the city. Speaking directly to the...

    Chicago avoids $20 million payment after renegotiating swap contract

    Chicago avoids $20 million payment after renegotiating swap contract
    The city has managed to reduce a threatened $58 million in payments triggered by a downgrade of Chicago's debt rating Friday, and the city may be able to avoid the expense altogether. A spokeswoman for the mayor's office said Wednesday that the city has...

    City brushes back longer Wrigley construction hours

    City brushes back longer Wrigley construction hours
    The Chicago Cubs on Tuesday sought City Hall permission to expand construction hours at Wrigley Field, with bleacher work falling well behind schedule on the team's $375 million ballpark renovation project. Mayor Rahm Emanuel stopped short of ruling out...

    24/7 construction at Wrigley Field? Rahm won't play ball

     24/7 construction at Wrigley Field? Rahm won't play ball
    The Chicago Cubs were hoping for a warm winter. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was hoping he'd be re-elected without a runoff. Both were disappointed. And now both are scrambling. The Cubs' home opener is April 5. The Chicago runoff election is April 7. What...