RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

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

Displaying items 23-33
  • 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,...
  • Fioretti says he would hire more cops if elected mayor

    Fioretti says he would hire more cops if elected mayor
    Mayoral candidate Ald. Robert Fioretti on Monday said he would hire 500 additional police officers if elected, saying he would cut overtime to help pay for it but offering few specifics on the total cost. As part of his "public safety platform"...
  • Tougher affordable housing proposal heads to City Council

    Tougher affordable housing proposal heads to City Council
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration made a few last-minute changes to a proposed affordable housing ordinance Tuesday night, seeking to garner more developer support for the proposal. It didn't work but it didn't matter. Despite warnings that the...
  • Emanuel talks Chicago economy; critics say he hasn't done enough

    Emanuel talks Chicago economy; critics say he hasn't done enough
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday laid out a second-term economic plan he said would focus on the city's struggling neighborhoods as he fights critics who say his policies so far have mainly benefited wealthier Chicagoans. Emanuel went to the Far South...
  • Passions flare at meeting on plans for Obama library on park land

    Passions flare at meeting on plans for Obama library on park land
    Proposals to use roughly 20 acres of parkland in a Barack Obama presidential library drew hundreds of people Tuesday night to a South Side meeting, where passions flared among local residents and parkland preservationists. Community leaders and...
  • Emanuel confident Obamas will pick Chicago for presidential library

    Emanuel confident Obamas will pick Chicago for presidential library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel predicted Tuesday that President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama would select Chicago for the home of his presidential library, despite the president’s foundation recently expressing its dissatisfaction with Chicago&...
  • Mayoral challenger Wilson lends campaign $1 million

    Mayoral challenger Wilson lends campaign $1 million
    Chicago mayoral challenger Willie Wilson on Monday tried to jump-start his campaign by lending $1 million to his bid, less than two weeks after Mayor Rahm Emanuel dropped a challenge to Wilson's nominating petitions. With the news media in tow, Wilson...
  • Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library

    Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library
    During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
  • Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel rescue Chicago's bid for Obama library?

    Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel rescue Chicago's bid for Obama library?
    On Nov. 4, 2008, Barack Obama strode onstage to accept his election as the nation's first African-American president. His first words: "Hello, Chicago!" That historic moment, beamed worldwide from a victory rally in Grant Park, signaled to the world...