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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 from Chicago's political machine?

     
    Mayor Richard J. Daley at Chicago City Hall at June 14, 1973 press conference. Chicago Tribune photo by George Quinn. by Frank James Although the 2008 presidential campaign is over, its talking points apparently aren't, particularly the one about......
  • From Rummy to Rahmmy: Change you better believe

     
    In a new book ???You Can???t Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America,??? John R. MacArthur happens to quote Rep. Rahm Emanuel, President-elect Barack Obama???s chief-of-staff-to-be, on getting funds earmarked for an Illinois bridge....
  • Barack Obama: 'One president at a time'

     
    by Mark Silva When President George W. Bush convenes a two-day summit of world leaders in Washington on Friday to confront the global economic crisis, President-elect Barack Obama will not be present. When Congress convenes for a lame-duck session next......
  • Rahm Emanuel: 'Rahmbo'-designate

     
    by Mark Silva John Podesta, the bookish co-chairman of President-elect Barack Obama's transition planning, was casting about today for a title for Rahm Emanuel, the hard-charging Chicago congressman whom Obama has designated as his chief of staff. Chief...
  • Obamas', Clintons' uneasy truce

     
    by Frank James Being that it's Armistice Day, it seems like perfect timing for Politico's piece on the complicated, uneasy truce between the Obamas and their team and the Clintons and their people. Definitely a clash of personalities between the......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Clearly, he's no Arab

     
    An embarrassing story for new WH chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. His father Benjamin, who lives in Israel, was interviewed by an Israeli newspaper, and says: ???Obviously he???ll influence the President to be pro-Israel. Why wouldn???t he? What is......
  • Obama, McCain to meet

     
    Obama and McCain announce a meeting next week, their first since the election: "On Monday, President-elect Barack Obama and Senator John McCain will meet in Chicago at transition headquarters. It's well known that they share an important belief that...
  • The Obamas on '60 Minutes'

     
    Watch CBS Videos Online by John McCormick, updated In a wide-ranging interview broadcast Sunday evening, Barack and Michelle Obama reveled in their ability to achieve some level of normalcy again after the election, as they prepare for the enormous...
  • Obama and McCain to meet in Chicago

     
    by John McCormick, updated After fiercely competing against each other for five months, President-elect Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain are scheduled to have their first post-election meeting Monday at the transition headquarters in Chicago. "It's...
  • Rahm Emanuel: Obama, Biden one-liners

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Rahm Emanuel, Chicago congressman and designated chief of staff for President-elect Barack Obama, turned his roaster-oven settings on Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden last night at a charity roast of Comedy Central's Stephen...
  • Obama, Daley: Chicago powers aligning

     
    by Rick Pearson and Bob Secter Barack Obama won election to the Illinois Senate in 1996 with no help from Richard Daley. The Chicago mayor offered no assistance to Obama in 2000 when he ran unsuccessfully for Congress. Most of......