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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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  • Speak Out: O'Hare not the only airport causing noise problems

    Speak Out: O'Hare not the only airport causing noise problems
    The movie "Chiraq" can only further damage the image of Chicago, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel only has himself to blame because his administration has given huge tax breaks to attract movie companies to film here. Wouldn't a really caring mayor have given these...
  • Mayor Emanuel, water tech is so yesterday

    Mayor Emanuel, water tech is so yesterday
    In the article “Milwaukee dives into water tech, Chicago just getting feet wet," Mayor Rahm Emanuel is quoted as saying, “If you come up with a project for household water conservation, I want it invented here, patented here and built here...
  • Chicago aldermen poised to loosen Navy Pier booze rules

     Chicago aldermen poised to loosen Navy Pier booze rules
    Drinkers at Navy Pier would be able to tote their beverages indoors at the popular tourist attraction under a change in rules a City Council committee endorsed Tuesday. As it stands, people who buy beer or other alcoholic beverages can carry them around...
  • US health secretary proposes expanding Head Start program

    President Barack Obama's health secretary announced proposed regulations Tuesday for Head Start that would expand the 50-year-old early-learning program to a full school day and a full school year to better prepare children for kindergarten. The program'...
  • Acting Chicago aviation chief emphasizes faster rail

    Acting Chicago aviation chief emphasizes faster rail
    Chicago's new aviation commissioner said Tuesday that she will seek "quick wins" to improve customer service at the city's two airports, expand connections in global air service and increase airport-related development and jobs across the city. "I am...
  • Life goes on in wake of flooding along Chicago Riverwalk

    Life goes on in wake of flooding along Chicago Riverwalk
    Days after Chicago finished a new stretch of the downtown Riverwalk, a signature project of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, city officials scrambled to reopen it by Wednesday morning after heavy rains pushed sewage-laced floodwaters over portions of the popular...
  • The Latest on Stanley Cup: Mayor outlines celebration plans

    9:45 p.m. CDT Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city of Chicago will celebrate the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, with a parade followed by a rally at Soldier Field. Emanuel says the celebration will be worthy of a...
  • Chicago could offer premium airport parking for extra $10 a day

    Chicago could offer premium airport parking for extra $10 a day
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced a plan to allow drivers to reserve parking spaces for an extra $10 a day at O’Hare International and Midway airports and for the city to eventually offer amenities like carwashing, detailing and maintenance...
  • Speak Out: A lesson for South Suburban Airport

    Speak Out: A lesson for South Suburban Airport
    In a recent column, Phil Kadner cited downstate St. Clair County as an example of localities in Illinois in such dire economic straits that they can't really provide proper police or other public safety. St. Clair County is, of course, the location...
  • Emanuel's $1.1 billion borrowing plan on track at City Council

    Emanuel's $1.1 billion borrowing plan on track at City Council
    The stage is set for the City Council to approve $1.1 billion in long-term borrowing after the Finance Committee on Monday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for the largest bond issue of his tenure. About $383 million would be used to complete Emanuel's...
  • Emanuel launches 2nd term agenda with airport changes, borrowing

    Emanuel launches 2nd term agenda with airport changes, borrowing
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel sought to jump-start his second-term agenda Wednesday, pitching a plan to allow drivers to reserve airport parking spaces for an extra $10 a day, hitting up off-site airport parking companies for 10 percent of their take and winning...