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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 goes after Garcia's record in first of 3 debates

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is going after re-election challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia's record, past votes and financial proposals in the first head-to-head televised debate before April's runoff election. Garcia is a former alderman and...
  • Rahm, Chuy pressing flesh at a parade? It must be springtime

    Rahm, Chuy pressing flesh at a parade? It must be springtime
    It is a rare sight indeed to see mayoral candidates playing retail politics so late in the year, about as rare as seeing mythical beasties. But these weren't unicorns or griffins. These were political men, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia...
  • Emanuel, parks supporters protest proposed loss of funds

    Chicago parks advocates are protesting a proposal to freeze state funding for park projects. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other elected officials joined advocates at a rally Sunday in Gately Park in the city's Pullman neighborhood. They called on Gov. Bruce...
  • Emanuel makes nice as Chicago election bypasses pension morass

    CHICAGO Chicagoans could be forgiven if they found the humble man in the V-neck sweater unfamiliar. "I can rub people the wrong way, or talk when I should listen," a contrite Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in a television ad aimed at soothing a restive...
  • Chuy Garcia's fiscal plan: But where are the billions?

    Chuy Garcia's fiscal plan: But where are the billions?
    Friday was supposed to be Chuy's Big Day. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, the man who forced Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to defend himself in an April 7 runoff election, had promised to release his fiscal blueprint. With scarcely three weeks left in the campaign,...
  • Durbin backs Emanuel bid but says contest depends on turnout

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he's backing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's re-election bid in the runoff contest next month. However, the Democrat says the election will depend on turnout. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1HVQUsT ) Durbin spoke to...
  • Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate

    Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Monday evening for the first of three scheduled head-to-head debates before the April 7 runoff election. The hourlong debate will be televised live at 6 p.m. on WMAQ-Ch. 5 and in Spanish on...
  • 2 Chicago universities urge Obama to put library in city

    The two Chicago universities in the competition for President Barack Obama's library came together Monday to send a message to the White House: Choose either one of us, just don't pick New York. Officials from the University of Chicago and the University...
  • UIC, U. of C. celebrate unity in Obama library bids

    UIC, U. of C. celebrate unity in Obama library bids
    After more than a year of tough competition, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago came together Monday in a show of unity, hosting a community breakfast designed to send a strong message to Barack Obama that the city wants...
  • Emanuel, Garcia search for voters at South Side Irish Parade

    Emanuel, Garcia search for voters at South Side Irish Parade
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia both sought votes at Sunday’s South Side Irish Parade, but it was the challenger and not the incumbent who got the most rousing welcome at the annual event known for its...
  • Garcia wins backing of key union group over Emanuel

    Garcia wins backing of key union group over Emanuel
    Chicago mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia won the endorsement of a major Illinois organized labor group Saturday, backing that’s likely to bring more campaign cash and ground troops. Service Employees International Union’s...