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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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  • Spielberg, Geffen help add $760,800 to mayor's campaign war chest

    Spielberg, Geffen help add $760,800 to mayor's campaign war chest
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has now raised $11 million for his re-election bid after collecting $760,800 in recent weeks from well-heeled donors including Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and music executive David Geffen. The large checks can roll in thanks...
  • Emanuel agrees to meet challengers 5 times

    Emanuel agrees to meet challengers 5 times
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will meet his challengers in five candidate forums ahead of the Feb. 24 city election, his campaign said Monday. Senior campaign adviser David Spielfogel confirmed that Emanuel will particpate in five forums: the Chicago Tribune...
  • Emanuel to talk education plans for second term

    Emanuel to talk education plans for second term
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will hold a campaign event to outline his second term education plans Thursday, the latest in a series of policy talks he has said he will deliver in the run-up to the Feb. 24 mayoral election. According to the Emanuel campaign, he...
  • Garcia touts Latino support for mayoral bid

    Garcia touts Latino support for mayoral bid
    Chicago mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia surrounded himself with community activists, business executives and union officials at a Thursday campaign event billed as a show of support from "prominent Latino civic leaders." Among the list of 147...
  • Emanuel lays out platform for CPS

     Emanuel lays out platform for CPS
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday unveiled his education platform for a second term, setting goals of opening more specialty high schools and giving higher-performing schools more independence but failing to offer specifics on how to solve the district's...
  • Emanuel to expand dual enrollment program

    Emanuel to expand dual enrollment program
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will try to keep the focus on his education plans Friday, announcing a corporate donation to help expand a program that allows Chicago public school students to take classes in high school that earn them City Colleges of Chicago...
  • John Kass talks about hard work with mayoral candidate Willie Wilson

     John Kass talks about hard work with mayoral candidate Willie Wilson
    Though mayors of Chicago usually have two soft hands, and, in most cases, 10 soft fingers, we know they're not lazy. Scheming, dealing and sucking up to other more powerful schemers for money is stressful work. And using government to crush your...
  • Chicago Tribune corrections and clarifications for Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

    •John Kass' column Friday misstated Mayor Rahm Emanuel's action on nominating petitions for mayoral hopeful Willie Wilson. The mayor challenged Wilson's petitions but dropped the challenge two weeks later. •In Friday's A+E/Movies section, a...
  • Big labor coalition skips mayoral race

    Big labor coalition skips mayoral race
    Chicago's largest labor coalition on Friday conspicuously left the office of mayor off its list of endorsements for the Feb. 24 city elections, even as it backed candidates or declared neutrality in nearly all the other contests on the ballot. "After...
  • Officers moved from mayor's security detail seek to depose Emanuel

     Officers moved from mayor's security detail seek to depose Emanuel
    Lawyers for 11 Chicago police officers who claim Mayor Rahm Emanuel removed them from his security detail for political reasons when he took office in 2011 have asked a federal judge to order the mayor to sit for a deposition as part of their ongoing...
  • Chico endorses Emanuel for mayor

    Chico endorses Emanuel for mayor
    Aiming to present a united front among the city’s Latino political heavy hitters, Rahm Emanuel rolled out the endorsement of a former foe who once suggested the mayor’s North Shore upbringing didn’t make him well-suited to run Chicago....