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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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  • Emanuel rakes in another $612,000 in campaign cash

    Emanuel rakes in another $612,000 in campaign cash
    Three months after winning re-election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is still reeling in campaign cash, collecting another $612,000 in contributions from familiar donors.
  • One-year Divvy discount coming for low-income Chicagoans

    One-year Divvy discount coming for low-income Chicagoans
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is hoping to increase the number of participants in the city's bike sharing program by offering inexpensive, one-year Divvy memberships to low-income residents, though the powder-blue bicycles aren't available to rent...

    Why does Rahm Emanuel put business ahead of our children?

    Why does Rahm Emanuel put business ahead of our children?
    I am a principal in Chicago Public Schools. A reporter called me recently and asked what the impact of CPS' proposed 1,400 job cuts would be on my school, Blaine Elementary. I could not answer without seeing a specific budget, but the cuts will chip...

    Mayor calls on father of slain boy to cooperate with police: 'You have a responsibility'

    Mayor calls on father of slain boy to cooperate with police: 'You have a responsibility'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday defended his policing strategy following a violent Independence Day weekend in Chicago, laying blame where he frequently does after shootings spike in the city: lax gun laws, amoral gang members and questionable values....

    When city rainmakers squeeze clouds, sky's no longer limit for taxes

    When city rainmakers squeeze clouds, sky's no longer limit for taxes
    You're forgiven for thinking it was hyperbolic to say the sky's the limit for taxes in cash-strapped Illinois. But Chicago just instituted a so-called cloud tax. Given the atmosphere, it's hard to believe the lords of the levy will stop there. Cuts...