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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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  • Feds eye CPS records on education group backed by state's, city's elites

    Feds eye CPS records on education group backed by state's, city's elites
    Federal corruption investigators looking into a $20.5 million no-bid contract at Chicago Public Schools also have asked for any records related to an elite nonprofit education group that has long been at the center of city school reform efforts —...
  • Rauner tries to distance himself from CPS contract scandal

    Rauner tries to distance himself from CPS contract scandal
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday sought to distance himself and a private education group he helps fund from the growing scandal over a $20.5 million no-bid contract at Chicago Public Schools that is under federal investigation. The governor's...
  • List of architects for Chicago Biennial begins to take shape

    List of architects for Chicago Biennial begins to take shape
    Emphasizing fresh faces and ideas instead of star architects and their familiar styles, organizers of the fledgling Chicago Architecture Biennial on Tuesday announced their first list of participating architects and artists as well as a $1 million gift...
  • Norridge gets second noise monitor to measure O'Hare sounds

    Norridge gets second noise monitor to measure O'Hare sounds
    A new airplane noise monitor was installed near Giles School this month under a 10-year deal with the city of Chicago that provides the monitor at no cost to the village. Norridge made it onto the list of eight communities Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel...
  • Hillary Clinton needs to champion public schools

    In the video announcing her run for president,Hillary Clinton declares, "Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion."To make that campaign slogan credible, Clintonneeds to take a clear position defending public schools. All over...
  • Measure to pave way for Obama library, Lucas museum surfaces in Springfield

     Measure to pave way for Obama library, Lucas museum surfaces in Springfield
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned to state lawmakers to get some legal leverage as he tries to outflank park preservationists’ opposition to two hoped-for legacy projects: the Barack Obama presidential library and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art....
  • Group blasts state over Obama library, Lucas museum bill

    A group opposed to building Barack Obama's presidential library on park land and the Lucas Museum near Lake Michigan says a bill by state lawmakers that bolsters both efforts does not change the fact that what the city is pushing for is illegal. The...
  • Emanuel praises vote for Obama library, Lucas museum bill

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel says legislation beefing up Chicago's legal grounds to use public park land as potential sites for Barack Obama's presidential library and George Lucas' proposed museum will benefit residents and visitors for generations to come. The...
  • Emanuel knocks College of DuPage for elected board

    Emanuel knocks College of DuPage for elected board
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is dealing with a federal investigation into a no-bid contract approved by the Chicago school board he appointed — a scandal that has forced his hand-picked schools CEO to step down and for the contract in question to be...
  • CPS rescue plan

    CPS rescue plan
    Chicago Public Schools are in such bad shape financially that to render them as a bus hurtling to its doom seems like understatement. Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett taking a leave of absence, (paid, of course), in the midst of a no-bid contract...
  • Emanuel aide to leave for private sector

    One of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's top aides is leaving his administration next month. Lisa Schrader has been both chief of staff and chief operating officer during Emanuel's first term. Before that, she worked for former Mayor Richard Daley's...