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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, Garcia spar over city finances in final debate

    Emanuel, Garcia spar over city finances in final debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia tried to paint each other as undeserving of the public's trust to handle Chicago's severe financial problems Tuesday night during the final debate of the runoff campaign.
  • John Kass: Are political winds of change blowing in Chicago?

    The oligarchs who run Chicago don't want to consider the unthinkable -- at least not publicly. Yet as the campaign for mayor of Chicago between Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and Mayor Rahm Emanuel enters its final week, some oligarchs...

    Chicago homicides, shootings up in 2015

     Chicago homicides, shootings up in 2015
    Through the first three months of 2015, homicides in Chicago have risen over the same period last year, though they have remained close to levels from four years ago, when Mayor Rahm Emanuel was elected. Most of the violence continued to affect large...

    Union alleges CTA violates free-speech rights

    A Chicago Transit Authority union has filed a federal lawsuit saying the agency is violating free-speech rights by barring workers from distributing leaflets in break rooms opposing Mayor Rahm Emanuel in an April 7 runoff election. The Amalgamated...

    Garcia hits Emanuel on 'pay-to-play' politics

    Garcia hits Emanuel on 'pay-to-play' politics
    Challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Tuesday criticized Mayor Rahm Emanuel for “pay-to-play” politics, staging a news conference outside the Loop headquarters of a top donor to the mayor’s campaign. Garcia said that as mayor,...