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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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  • Emanuel, Garcia to participate in Wednesday night forum

    Emanuel, Garcia to participate in Wednesday night forum
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will take part in a mayoral forum Wednesday night at Chicago State University. The two candidates won't share the stage at the event. Instead, each will get an hour facing a group of panelists who...
  • Chicago early voting turnout high; new suburban sticker unveiled

    Chicago early voting turnout high; new suburban sticker unveiled
    Chicago voters turned out in large numbers for the first two days of early voting ahead of the mayoral runoff, and suburban voters in the upcoming election will get newly designed stickers to show everybody they cast ballots, election officials announced....
  • Mayor smiles heavenward during Festivus of Rahm Love

     Mayor smiles heavenward during Festivus of Rahm Love
    "The people feared the mayor of Chicago and flinched when he became angry. Later, after proper conditioning, they were told to love him. And this is how we lived through the Festivus of Rahm Love." That's how I imagine the inscription will read when...
  • Early voting underway in Chicago, suburbs

    Early voting underway in Chicago, suburbs
    Early voting kicked off Monday at sites around Chicago and suburban Cook County ahead of the April 7 election. Voters can cast ballots early at 51 locations in Chicago for the runoff election, headlined by the one-on-one mayoral race between Mayor...
  • Early voting starts in local elections in Illinois

    Early voting has opened in local elections in Illinois, with a number of mayoral and village president races at stake. The election takes place April 7, and early voting began Monday. Included among races is the Chicago mayoral runoff between Mayor...
  • Emanuel tries to counter Republican donor criticism with 'love' ads

    Emanuel tries to counter Republican donor criticism with 'love' ads
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday sought to deflect criticism about his $20 million campaign fund stocked with six-figure contributions from wealthy Republican donors by highlighting the support he's received from several unions. The mayor joined members...
  • Emanuel spent $10M on Super Bowl Sunday blizzard clean-up

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spent more than $10 million for the city to clean up from a blizzard on Super Bowl Sunday that could have hurt his bid for a second term. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1Hiwv3H ) the $10.2 million for the Feb. 1...
  • Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times endorse Emanuel in mayor's race

    Chicago's two largest newspapers have endorsed Mayor Rahm Emanuel in next month's runoff election. The Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times said in editorials Sunday that Emanuel is better-prepared than his challenger, Cook County Commissioner Jesus...
  • African-American vote could be key to Chicago mayoral election

    African-American vote could be key to Chicago mayoral election
    Jesus "Chuy" Garcia joined with supporters in Englewood as they walked past abandoned buildings and trash-strewn vacant lots before coming upon one of the few occupied storefronts along Halsted Street between Marquette Road and 68th Street. "The only...
  • Development and personality a focus in Lincoln Park runoff race

    Development and personality a focus in Lincoln Park runoff race
    Much like Mayor Rahm Emanuel's admission in a recent TV ad amid a heated campaign that he can rub people the wrong way, Ald. Michele Smith has conceded during a tough re-election race that her personality can get in the way as she represents Lincoln...
  • Chicago schools' debt rating drops again, could trigger $228M in penalties

    Chicago schools' debt rating drops again, could trigger $228M in penalties
    A second major bond rating agency has downgraded Chicago Public Schools' debt, a move that could cost the district as much as $228 million and is likely to fuel the debate over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's financial stewardship in his runoff contest with Jesus...