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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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  • Milwaukee dives into water tech, Chicago just getting feet wet

     Milwaukee dives into water tech, Chicago just getting feet wet
    Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett hates "the Rust Belt" as a moniker for the Great Lakes region — who likes rust? — so he's been pushing for a more apt nickname: The Fresh Coast. "That captures who we are, and it captures who Chicago is, and...
  • Acclaimed Fenger High principal and 'Chicagoland' star to leave CPS in July

    Acclaimed Fenger High principal and 'Chicagoland' star to leave CPS in July
    Chicago Public Schools Principal Elizabeth Dozier — who has led Christian Fenger Academy High School in Roseland since 2009 — will leave the school district in July, officials said Thursday. Dozier did not immediately provide CPS with a...
  • Emanuel prepares to borrow $1.1 billion to juggle Chicago debt, pay bills

    Emanuel prepares to borrow $1.1 billion to juggle Chicago debt, pay bills
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's cash-strapped City Hall is preparing to borrow $1.1 billion to complete his debt restructuring plan, pay off a major court judgment and cover police back pay, among other costs. The move — the biggest round of borrowing...
  • Emanuel: Anti-violence funds should be distributed faster by Get IN Chicago

    Emanuel: Anti-violence funds should be distributed faster by Get IN Chicago
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday said he wants money collected by a faltering Chicago anti-violence initiative to get passed along to the organizations it was meant to help, but he did not say what he will do to make that happen. The mayor's comments came...
  • Blackhawks could give other Chicago teams management lessons

    Blackhawks could give other Chicago teams management lessons
    Nobody would have blamed Gov. Bruce Rauner if he had pulled Blackhawks President John McDonough aside after Thursday's rally at Soldier Field to ask for tips on messaging. Everybody in Chicago would have understood — and probably welcomed —...
  • Chicago plans trade mission to China

     Chicago plans trade mission to China
    Chicago's push for a greater share of business with China will accelerate next month with a trade mission to several major Chinese cities. The trip will be led by Deputy Mayor Steven Koch and officials from World Business Chicago, the not-for-profit...
  • Millions pledged to fight Chicago violence have yet to be disbursed

    Millions pledged to fight Chicago violence have yet to be disbursed
    As Chicago's youth violence made national headlines, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and business leaders in 2013 launched what they called a game-changing initiative to quell the bloodshed. With prominent executives at the helm and a goal of $50 million in...
  • Nabisco plant worker asks Emanuel, Obama to save Chicago jobs

    Nabisco plant worker asks Emanuel, Obama to save Chicago jobs
    A worker at Chicago's Nabisco plant reached out to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President Barack Obama on Friday, asking for their help to keep hundreds of jobs in Chicago rather than seeing the work go to Mexico. Last month, Mondelez International told union...
  • Chicago to get Yoko Ono's 1st US permanent art installation

    Yoko Ono's first permanent public art installation in the United States will be in Chicago, the artist announced Friday alongside Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The two held a news conference in Jackson Park on the city's South Side, where the installation "SKY...
  • Yoko Ono sheds no light on new art piece in Jackson Park

    Yoko Ono sheds no light on new art piece in Jackson Park
    Yoko Ono had much love for Chicago on Friday as she joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce a public art installation she will design for Jackson Park but shed no light on what the piece, titled "SKY LANDING," will look like once it goes in next year....
  • Maggie Daley Park in Chicago formally dedicated

    A new park along Chicago's lakefront named for late former first lady Maggie Daley has been dedicated. Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined members of the Daley family for the dedication Saturday. Emanuel says the park reflects Maggie Daley's life and legacy:...