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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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  • Welcome to Runoff City

    Welcome to Runoff City
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will have plenty of company as they prep for an April 7 showdown. Roughly one-third of Chicago's wards are headed for City Council runoffs — more than the city saw in 2011. That magic number of...
  • Emanuel, Garcia greet Chicago residents at 'L' stops

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his opponent in an April 7 runoff election have been greeting Chicago residents at "L'' stations. Emanuel failed in Tuesday's voting to win the majority needed to avoid a runoff against second-place finisher Cook County...
  • Emanuel: April runoff offers clear choice for voters

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says an April runoff election will be a clear choice between someone who can face problems head-on and politics of the past. Emanuel addressed reporters Wednesday at a senior citizens center a day after failing to win a...
  • Political dynamics change as Emanuel, Garcia move into runoff campaign

    Political dynamics change as Emanuel, Garcia move into runoff campaign
    In the sometimes quirky and symbolic math of politics, Mayor Rahm Emanuel lost the expectations game Tuesday, even though he captured more votes in a re-election bid than any of the four rivals hoping to unseat him. The mayor’s tally was not...
  • Jubilant Garcia ready for runoff against Emanuel

    Jubilant Garcia ready for runoff against Emanuel
    A jubilant Jesus “Chuy” Garcia greeted commuters Wednesday at the Merchandise Mart ‘L’ stop the morning after he garnered enough votes to force Mayor Rahm Emanuel to an April 7 runoff election. “We’re headed to...
  • Voter registration reopening for city's runoff election

    Voter registration reopening for city's runoff election
    In six weeks, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get a second chance to win over voters—and until then, Chicagoans will have a second chance to register to vote. Voter registration is open at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners'...
  • Not Rahm, or just not yet?

    Not Rahm, or just not yet?
    Luckily, the egg all over the faces of many of us who predicted an outright victory for Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday will not be as detrimental to our health as it is to our self-esteem. Last week's announcement that the Dietary Guidelines Advisory...
  • Chuy suit

    Chuy suit
    ...and then there were two. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been forced into an unprecedented runoff against Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in April. The fact that Garcia's main qualification for the job seems to be that he isn't Rahm will...
  • 3 challengers concede as Mayor Emanuel heads toward runoff

    With Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel facing an April runoff against Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia, three conceding challengers say Chicago still faces major issues. Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti told supporters Tuesday evening that Chicago has a...
  • Runoff election

    Runoff election
    Because Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to garner more than 50 percent of the vote, Chicago will have a mayoral runoff election on April 7. Let the second round of campaigning begin.
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced into April runoff election

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote Tuesday in his bid for a second term, an embarrassment for the former White House chief of staff who now faces a runoff against Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. The result...