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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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  • Obama's health-care outreach: Grassroot

     
    by Christi Parsons As the going gets tougher for President Obama's plans to overhaul health care, the president this week is launching a renewed effort to build grassroots support for his plan, supplementing his tour of town hall meetings with......
  • Joe Wilson: Two words ('You lie') or 3?

     
    by Mark Silva Congressman Joe Wilson, whose two-word debut on the national political television stage made him an instant hero in some quarters and villain in others, has added a new bumpersticker to the political debate over health care and......
  • Obama accepts Joe Wilson's apology

     
    by Michael Muskal President Obama today accepted the apology of Rep. Joe Wilson, who interrupted the president's speech to Congress to accuse him of lying about whether illegal immigrants would be covered under proposed changes in health-care policies....
  • Michelle Obama's Olympic bid: Kleenex

     
    by Mark Silva It seems that President Barack Obama is intent on sending the First Lady to Copenhagen, without presidential backup, for a U.S. bid for the 2016 summer Olympics. And it seems the first lady has a strategy: "There......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Olympic critics get seats

     
    by Mark Silva Posted Thursday evening, updated Friday at 6:15 am and 9:35 am EDT Republicans have been ready with criticism for President Barack Obama's overnight journey to Copenhagen, where the president today pressed Chicago's case for the 2016...
  • Obama's stand-up: 'Chicago's big week'

     
    by Mark Silva Austan Goolsbee, the economist on leave from the University of Chicago advising a fellow Chicagoan in the White House now, has a pretty strong sense of humor and a practiced soto voce. "We packed up, like the......
  • GOP 'future leaders:' Fill in the blank

     
    by Mark Silva The GOP is taking some ribbing today -- from the Democratic Party, with a "funny but true'' note -- for its flashy new action-oriented Web-site with all sorts of categories. The overhauled GOP.com, redder than Sarah Palin's......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Health-care 'milestone'

     
    by Mark Silva This, the White House makes clear, is not the goal line. With the Senate Finance Committee's passage of health-care legislation today, the fifth of five House and Senate committees with jurisdiction to adopt reforms having acted, the......
  • Michael Steele: 'Rodney King moment'

     
    by Mark Silva That one Republican vote on the health-care bill that cleared the Senate Finance Committee this week is nothing for Democrats to write home about, the GOP chairman says. "One Republican vote out of 40 in the Senate......
  • Health-care 'roller derby:' Race is on

     
    by Noam N. Levey The battle over health care entered a new, more frenzied stage Wednesday, as lawmakers and powerful interest groups jockeyed for advantage now that most believe some form of an overhaul will ultimately be signed into law.......
  • Glenn Beck: 'Winning in the ratings'

     
    by Mark Silva It's like Rupert Murdoch says -- it's good for ratings. This afternoon, FOX News' Website carried no fewer than three headlines about how it has come under attack from the Obama administration. And it promoted FOX commentator......