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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

Top Rahm Emanuel Articles

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  • Parks belong to the people

    How does the mayor of Chicago think he can just give away our public park land? This has been deemed the people’s land, and I consider it a robbery. I know that Rahm Emanuel is under tremendous pressure, both self-imposed and from President Barack...
  • Are red light cameras for safety?

    The mayor is happy to tell us that the red light cameras were installed as a safety issue when we all know it’s just another tax. Then when his entourage runs a light, he passes it off by saying he pays the tickets. Is his honor implying that it&...
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel is doing his job

    You imply in your articles that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is bad guy for seeking out federal officials to lobby for the trading industry. That is something the mayor’s supposed to do. It’s part of his job. Chicago is ground zero for derivatives...
  • Teen charged in attack on mayor's son had numerous contacts with police

    Teen charged in attack on mayor's son had numerous contacts with police
    A teen charged with striking Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son in the face and robbing him of his iPhone was awaiting sentencing at the time for possessing a stolen motor vehicle, Cook County prosecutors revealed Monday in juvenile court. The suspect was...
  • Mayoral candidates try to rock the Millennial vote

    Mayoral candidates try to rock the Millennial vote
    A fundraiser at a tattoo parlor. A mustache invasion at a rally. College campus forums. And of course Facebook posts and YouTube videos. Chicago’s mayoral candidates are trying to tap into the hip factor, in hopes of wooing 20-something and 30-...
  • Mayoral candidates make appeals for early voting

    Mayoral candidates make appeals for early voting
    Early voting started Monday ahead of Chicago's Feb. 24 Election Day, and candidates already are appealing to supporters to go to the polls now rather than waiting for the election. Early voting will be offered through Feb. 21 at 51 sites, according to...
  • Where to put the Obama library

    Thanks to Northwestern University professor Mary Pattillo for “Good room for Obama library — just not in the park” (Perspective, Feb. 1). She reminded all of us (including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the University of Chicago) that parks...
  • McAuley senior carries clout

    McAuley senior carries clout
    One could say that Syidah Morris, a senior at Mother McAuley High School, has Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's ear, at least at times. During her sophomore year, Morris was invited to join the Mikva Challenge Mayoral Youth Commission, a citywide youth...
  • All you need to know about the Chicago 2015 election

    All you need to know about the Chicago 2015 election
    Not sure what ward you live in? Want to find your polling place? The Chicago Board of Elections will help you here: chicagotribune.com/findyourward. Watch the five candidates for mayor — Rahm Emanuel, Bob Fioretti, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, Willie...
  • Chicago crime tricky issue as Rahm Emanuel seeks re-election

    Chicago crime tricky issue as Rahm Emanuel seeks re-election
    Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton stepped to the microphone at a Washington Park community center last month, almost exactly two years after her 15-year-old daughter Hadiya was gunned down in a park not far from President Barack Obama's home, becoming a national...
  • Debates dispel anti-Rahm choices

    Debates dispel anti-Rahm choices
    What was Mayor Rahm Emanuel thinking when he agreed to five debates with his challengers — three on broadcast television, two live-streamed on the Internet? Conventional wisdom is that incumbents with huge financial advantages shouldn't give...