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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 took free sports tickets, transportation in '14, disclosure shows

     Emanuel took free sports tickets, transportation in '14, disclosure shows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel accepted free sports tickets, transportation and a stay as a houseguest from friends and political donors last year, but he continues to accept such gifts from fewer friends.
  • Bring on the Obama Presidential Temple!

     Bring on the Obama Presidential Temple!
    I'm changing my mind on the Obama presidential library. Once I was opposed, thinking the last thing Chicago needed was a multimillion-dollar Temple of Presidential Lies on parkland. But I've since "evolved" after having my brain hit by wave after wave...

    Emanuel's chief financial officer to leave City Hall

    Emanuel's chief financial officer to leave City Hall
    Just as Mayor Rahm Emanuel heads into a second term facing a sea of financial woes, his Chief Financial Officer Lois Scott announced Friday that she's leaving City Hall. Scott solidified herself as a trusted aide whom Emanuel leaned on to navigate the...

    Despite mayor's move on debt, Moody's ratings agency sends pension warning

    Despite mayor's move on debt, Moody's ratings agency sends pension warning
    Even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledged this week to reverse some of the city's most-criticized borrowing practices, one major ratings agency on Friday highlighted another financial issue: rapidly ballooning employee pension fund payments. Chicago's pension...

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup
    Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....