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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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  • Mayor Emanuel faces tough trek toward 'grand bargain' for shoring up CPS

    Mayor Emanuel faces tough trek toward 'grand bargain' for shoring up CPS
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a difficult path in his effort to forge a "grand bargain" to steady Chicago Public Schools finances. He needs broad buy-in from state legislators and the Chicago Teachers Union to reshape the law and win contract concessions...
  • CPS set for $200 million in cuts; mayor floats property tax plan

     CPS set for $200 million in cuts; mayor floats property tax plan
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday detailed the fallout he attributes to Chicago Public Schools making good on a $634 million pension payment: 1,050 workers will lose their jobs, 350 vacant positions will be eliminated and several education programs will...
  • CPS, stop blaming Springfield

    CPS, stop blaming Springfield
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools officials would have you think the financial catastrophe they face can be entirely blamed on a scapegoat named Springfield. "We wouldn't be here if Springfield were prioritizing education funding," CPS...
  • Chicago teachers protest planned cuts after pension payment

    Dozens of Chicago Teachers Union members and supporters picketed outside City Hall to protest $200 million in planned Chicago Public Schools cuts. The nation's third-largest school district plans 1,400 layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced...
  • Emails show top officials aware of Clinton's private address

    Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence...
  • Mayor: Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenance

    Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million...
  • Saving Chicago schools

     Saving Chicago schools
    How daunting is the challenge of keeping Chicago Public Schools operating? Here's how daunting. On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined an everybody-pays-something deal. It would ask for $175 million to $200 million from Chicago property taxpayers. It...
  • CPS officials seek pension payment relief, warn of more cuts

     CPS officials seek pension payment relief, warn of more cuts
    Chicago Public Schools officials warned Wednesday that without relief from their next massive pension contribution, they would have to make $500 million in additional cuts in the coming year, on top of looming cuts they say will be caused by this year's...
  • Emanuel won't detail what he knew on Clinton emails

    Emails released by the State Department show former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for government correspondence. But Chicago's current mayor wouldn't discuss...
  • Emails show top officials aware of Hillary Clinton's private address

    Emails show top officials aware of Hillary Clinton's private address
    Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence...
  • Shutdown and showdown in Springfield

    Shutdown and showdown in Springfield
    Another day, another financial crisis for the state of Illinois. If the bickering in Springfield makes your head hurt, we understand. Most days, it seems like a lot of noise. How many times can the politicians declare a crisis? Crisis management is...