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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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  • Millions pledged to carry out CPS arts program

    Millions pledged to carry out CPS arts program
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools officials are set to announce Tuesday that private donors have pledged $10 million to help implement the district's plan to bolster arts education. The city has set a goal of raising $38 million to ensure...
  • Voters get chance to be heard on O'Hare noise problem

     Voters get chance to be heard on O'Hare noise problem
    As the number of complaints about jet noise from O'Hare International Airport have set new records nearly every month over the past year, Chicago officials have responded that only a relatively few households are the sources of those gripes. On Tuesday,...
  • City Council panel endorses police contract

    City Council panel endorses police contract
    A key Chicago City Council committee on Monday endorsed a new contract with more than 9,500 rank-and-file police officers, setting the stage for a full council vote Wednesday that will buy Mayor Rahm Emanuel some level of labor peace going into next year'...
  • Karen Lewis endorses Garcia for mayor in new video

    Karen Lewis endorses Garcia for mayor in new video
    A battle with brain cancer prevented Karen Lewis from trying to knock off Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but Friday she backed a man she thinks can finish the job: Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Garcia, a Cook County Commissioner, announced this week that he would run for...
  • Emanuel's top attorney: Watchdog had no right to sue

    Emanuel's top attorney: Watchdog had no right to sue
    City Hall's top lawyer Friday gave a hint at his legal strategy in defending Mayor Rahm Emanuel and key aldermen in a lawsuit the City Council's internal watchdog filed against them, saying Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan did not have the...
  • Emanuel backs Quinn, but governor doesn't return the favor

    Emanuel backs Quinn, but governor doesn't return the favor
    While Mayor Rahm Emanuel let politics trump friendship in backing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, Quinn didn't return the favor Friday when asked if Emanuel deserves another term in office. "I am going to deal with...
  • Chicago Police Department not at full strength, top cop says

     Chicago Police Department not at full strength, top cop says
    The ranks of the Chicago Police Department are well below full strength, even as the rate of hiring has increased in recent years, according to testimony Thursday before the City Council. The department now has 587 vacancies, with plans to hire only...
  • Pipe fitters tout Emanuel support with billboard

    The statewide election hasn't even arrived yet in the close contest for governor and other county, state and federal races, but one local labor organization already is trumpeting its public support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a prominent billboard along a...
  • Rauner, Quinn squabble over who deserves credit for digital lab

    Rauner, Quinn squabble over who deserves credit for digital lab
    The Illinois governor’s race on Thursday turned into bickering over who deserves credit for the creation of a new digital manufacturing lab on Goose Island, as Republican challenger Bruce Rauner said it was his “brainchild” that...
  • A Rahm kind of Halloween

    A Rahm kind of Halloween
    The red light ticket scandal just gets worse and worse. Now Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's head of the Chicago Department of Transportation, Rebekah Scheinfeld, announced that the tickets issued after the administration under handedly shortened the yellow...
  • County commissioner prepares to run for mayor

     County commissioner prepares to run for mayor
    A little-known Cook County commissioner said Monday he's preparing to run for Chicago mayor, hoping to tap into the support of "disaffected Chicagoans" who feel Mayor Rahm Emanuel hasn't lived up to his promises and doesn't take their concerns seriously....