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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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  • 'Wazzup?' TelePrompTed president asks

     
    by Mark Silva "You know, I had an entire speech prepared,'' President Barack Obama said at the opening of his appearance at the White House Correspondents Association dinner last night, "But now that I'm here, I think I'm going to......
  • Emanuel: Washington commencement

     
    by Mark Silva While President Barack Obama heads for South Bend, Ind., on Sunday to deliver the disputed commencement address at the University of Notre Dame, Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will be holding down the commencement front here......
  • Rep. Israel: All carrots, no sticks... UPDATED

     
    Rep. Steve Israel is denying, through an aide, a City Hall News story posted late Thursday that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel threatened political punishment if he went ahead with his primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Israel......
  • 'Chicago Straight:' Blago, Obama et al

     
    by Mark Silva Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich "nursed an intense jealousy'' of Barack Obama, the former junior senator from Illinois who won the White House before he was 50, according to an account of "the tangled web of connections''......
  • Barack Obama: A Spielberg presentation

     
    by Mark Silva The president will appear with some well-known celebrity hosts tonight at a Beverly Hills fundraiser for the Democratic Party expected to raise about $3 million. "Obama promised to bring people together,'' the L.A. Times' Tina Daunt notes,.....
  • Obama for Reid: 'Good to be in Vegas'

     
    by Mark Silva "It is good to be back in Vegas.'' Neil Diamond? No, Barack Obama - uttering the words that a certain city wanted to hear, if not an apology, an affirmation. "I was telling people, I am back......
  • Emanuel: Working out, dining out...

     
    by Mark Silva White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel does a lot of working out and dining out with lawmakers these days, and it has lot to do with checking out the stances of his former colleagues on Capitol......
  • Obama's West Wing: Bono, BlackBerries

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Marine Gen. Jim Jones, National Security Adviser to President Barack Obama, is "a Bono fan.'' Rahm Emanuel, making his second tour of duty in the West Wing of the White House, isn't about to publicly compare......
  • Rep. King said to pass on Ireland ambassadorship

     
    U.S. Rep. Peter King in January turned down an offer from President Barack Obama to be ambassador to Ireland, sources said Tuesday. A source with knowledge of the Seaford Republican???s thinking said Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel called......
  • Obama's punch lines: Rahm and the fly

     
    by Mark Silva The president's day, as we said this morning, started with a prayer -- and a pledge that he is "committed'' to immigration reform -- at a Hispanic prayer breakfast today, and it ends with some jokes this......
  • Obama's greatest: 'If I only had McCain'

     
    by Mark Silva Some jobs, people grow into. But it appears that President Barack Obama was born to the role of comedian-in-chief. Never mind his 58 percent public job approval. He's been playing in the 90th percentile at the Washington......