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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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  • Chicago pols hail retiring priest

     
    A slew of high-ranking Democratic office holders showed up at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Chicago's North Side over the weekend to wish a happy retirement to the Rev. Jack Farry, a local priest known for his involvement in civil rights and other...
  • Same-sex marriages: Census issue

     
    by Mark Silva The Obama White House is facing no small amount of pressure from the gay and lesbian community to make good on campaign promises of ensuring equal rights - including repeal of that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy......
  • Ron Paul, Rahm Emanuel: 'Capitol Hunks'

     
    by Mark Silva Because, as the nay-sayers are wont to say, Washington is the Hollywood for ugly people, there may be some dubious distinction in making the list of beauties in the beastly assessment that Politico has made of "the......
  • Obama's community college booster: $

     
    by Mark Silva President Obama soon will be announcing a plan to substantially boost funding for the nation's community colleges, with an aim of helping more workers get the job-training they need in the coming decade. Rahm Emanuel, the White......
  • 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......