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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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  • Immigration votes lacking: White House

     
    by Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......
  • Obama's luau: Lei it on for Congress

     
    by Mark Silva That report on the congressional luau on the tiki torch-lined South Lawn of the White House, inhabited by that president who was born in Hawaii: A crowd of congressmen and women and families in colorful attire --......
  • Axelrod: Healthcare, energy and inaction

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with transcript The White House has drawn no lines in the sand in its push for healthcare reform, a senior adviser to the president says, but congressional Republicans appear intent on using inaction as a......
  • Emanuel: GOP 'honest' about Waterloo

     
    by Mark Silva The House will press forward with healthcare legislation this month, despite the Senate putting the brakes on any bill until September, Rahm Emanuel, White House chief of staff and a former House leader, said in an interview......
  • White House: Presidential records secret

     
    by Peter Nicholas Invoking an argument used by President George W. Bush, the Obama administration has turned down a request from a watchdog group for a list of health industry executives who have visited the White House to discuss the......
  • White House health-care deal: Tempest

     
    by Tom Hamburger An $80-billion deal with the drug industry that the White House thought would add momentum to its campaign for national healthcare reform has instead provoked a political tempest, frustrating and bewildering some of the president's most...
  • Obama's Cairo address: Writer-in-chief

     
    by Christi Parsons He sat with his legs crossed in an armchair in the Oval Office, his brow furrowed. Aides clustered on the couches around him. They could see black scratch marks all over their proposal for the most sensitive......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Duck for President

     
    Iby Mark Silva It's the story of a duck that overcomes all odds to win the highest office in the land. Does he have a funny name, too? This was Rahm Emanuel's recent contribution to the Department of Education's "Read......
  • Bernanke, 'bold,' offered anew for Fed

     
    By Christi Parsons and Mark Silva OAK BLUFFS, Mass. -- President Barack Obama, praising Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for resolute handling of the worst economic crisis in decades, said today that he will nominate the appointee of his Republican.....
  • Obama nominating Bernanke: New term

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera and Christi Parsons Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, a scholar of the Great Depression who moved boldly last fall to prevent another economic catastrophe, will be nominated by President Obama to a second four-year term as......
  • 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......