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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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  • Mayoral politics, money and race, it's so Chicago

    Mayoral politics, money and race, it's so Chicago
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't participate in the mayoral debates because he wants to. He has to. Mayor Rahmfather needs to win outright on Feb 24 to show those money guys in Washington, New York and Los Angeles that he can handle things here in...
  • CPS financial problems many, mayoral candidate solutions few

    CPS financial problems many, mayoral candidate solutions few
    Chicago Public Schools faces gaping budget deficits, skyrocketing retirement costs and tough negotiations for a new teachers contract, but the candidates for mayor have offered few solutions on how they'd deal with some of the gravest financial challenges...
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign

    It would be interesting to see what percentage of the vote Rahm Emanuel would achieve if only those who vote in the city and who also contributed to his campaign fund actually voted for him. No doubt he would fail. Maybe he should figure out how to plow...
  • 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...
  • Firefighters union endorses Emanuel for re-election

    Firefighters union endorses Emanuel for re-election
    The Chicago firefighters union has endorsed Mayor Rahm Emanuel for a second term, the mayor's campaign said Friday. It's a turnabout for Emanuel, whose first couple of years in office were marked by him leaving the door open to closing firehouses and...
  • Helping children succeed

    When he laid out his education priorities for the next four years, Mayor Rahm Emanuel made it clear that while Chicago has made great strides in its educational outcomes, we still have a long way to go. The mayor plans to expand high-quality education...
  • Challengers continue to lag behind Emanuel on fundraising

    Challengers continue to lag behind Emanuel on fundraising
    Mayoral challengers Ald. Bob Fioretti and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia continue to lag far behind Mayor Rahm Emanuel in fundraising as the campaign enters the stretch run, according to state finance records. Fioretti had $196,071 in his...
  • Emanuel with $6.5 million for stretch run of re-election bid

    Emanuel with $6.5 million for stretch run of re-election bid
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel had about $6.5 million left in his campaign fund to start the stretch run of his re-election bid, records showed Thursday. The mayor, who is seeking a second term, entered October with nearly $8.7 million in campaign contributions,...
  • Burge torture accusers seek reparations

    Burge torture accusers seek reparations
    Police torture accusers call on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to endorse a $20 million reparations fund Supporters of a $20 million reparations fund for alleged torture victims of former police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his so-called midnight crew on Thursday called...
  • Emanuel goes on offensive in mayoral TV debate

    Emanuel goes on offensive in mayoral TV debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and three challengers met for the first televised forum of the campaign Wednesday, but it was a controversy involving a debate set for Thursday that dominated the day's news. ABC-Ch. 7, the League of Women Voters and Univision,...