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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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  • Judge sets hearing in Chicago pension deal lawsuit

    Judge sets hearing in Chicago pension deal lawsuit
    A lawsuit by unions and retirees challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel's changes to city pension funds ultimately will be decided by the Illinois Supreme Court when all is said and done, a Cook County judge said Wednesday. To that end, Associate Judge Rita...
  • Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race

    Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race
    First-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk will start airing the first TV ad of his re-election campaign Thursday, a spot that uses his recovery from a January 2012 stroke as a metaphor for his work for Illinois constituents. The ad marks the beginning...
  • Just like Detroit

    Just like Detroit
    Chicago’s credit rating was downgraded by Moody’s to “junk.” Instead of lamenting the fact that Spike Lee is titling his film “Chiraq,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel should start worrying that Lee’s next film about Chicago...
  • As Moody's junks Chicago, more peril across Illinois

    As Moody's junks Chicago, more peril across Illinois
    Decades of craven trade-offs by Chicago and Illinois politicians hit taxpayers with costly consequences once again Tuesday. Moody's Investors Service downgraded the city's credit rating by two notches, to junk. That means Chicagoans likely must pay much...
  • 10th Ward Ald. Pope concedes defeat to Garza

    10th Ward Ald. Pope concedes defeat to Garza
    Longtime 10th Ward Ald. John Pope on Tuesday conceded defeat in last month's election after it became clear from a partial recount that he could not overcome his 20-vote loss to challenger Susan Sadlowski Garza. Pope dropped his legal challenge of the...
  • Moody's downgrades Chicago credit rating to junk bond status

    Moody's Investors Service announced Tuesday it has lowered Chicago credit rating to junk bond status, citing unfunded pension obligations and lagging tax revenue, in a move Mayor Rahm Emanuel called irresponsible. Moody's downgraded the city's debt...
  • Dear Mayor Emanuel: Please stop on red (and don't drive the wrong way, either)

    Dear Mayor Emanuel: Please stop on red (and don't drive the wrong way, either)
    To illustrate the danger of disobeying traffic laws, CDOT has released video from automated enforcement cameras of crashes that resulted from drivers running red lights this year. —Chicago Department of Transportation, via YouTube, December 2014....
  • Emanuel's awkward dance on Obama library soon to be over

    Emanuel's awkward dance on Obama library soon to be over
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will finally get some relief Tuesday after weeks of having to do a delicate dance on the Barack Obama presidential library coming to Chicago. Word about the library landing here has been out for nearly two weeks, but Emanuel has tried...
  • Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk

    Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk
    State lawmakers on Thursday quickly approved a measure aimed at providing legal protections for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to build President Barack Obama's presidential library and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The legislation clarifies that the...
  • Ban red light cameras? Not so fast

    Ban red light cameras? Not so fast
    The Illinois House voted last week to ban red light cameras, but don't do a happy dance just yet. The bill covers roughly 35 communities. Chicago is not one of them. Cue the sad trombone. Bill sponsor David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, isn't a fan...
  • Emanuel mum on Chicago police DUI checkpoints in minority areas

    Emanuel mum on Chicago police DUI checkpoints in minority areas
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday declined to talk about why Chicago police tend to set up roadside sobriety checkpoints much more frequently in neighborhoods with large minority populations than in majority-white areas with high instances of alcohol-related...