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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, Garcia rally supporters before Chicago election

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia crisscrossed Chicago on Monday in a last-minute push ahead of the city's first runoff mayoral election. Emanuel, a former White House chief of staff, failed to win an outright...
  • Emanuel lacks sound financial plan

    Even though I live in the suburbs, please allow me to make a simple statement: While Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Chicago voters to think Jesus "Chuy" Garcia has no plan or ability to handle the budget issues in Chicago, those same voters should know by now...
  • Mayoral election is far from a no-brainer — even for teachers

    Mayoral election is far from a no-brainer — even for teachers
    As a veteran Chicago Public Schools teacher, I’ve heard countless times that it’s obvious how I’ll vote the mayoral runoff. In truth, this decision has been anything but obvious for me, having to take into account who I am and what I...
  • Garcia blasts Emanuel in lead-up to Chicago mayoral runoff

    Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and his supporters are blasting Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the run-up to the mayoral runoff. Garcia and Emanuel are both on Tuesday's ballot. The Rev. Jesse Jackson and other supporters joined Garcia on...
  • Emanuel touts achievements on final stump for Chicago mayor

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is talking up his efforts to extend full-day kindergarten and raise the city's minimum wage on his final day of campaigning for a second term. The former congressman and White House chief of staff faces Cook County Commissioner...
  • Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend

    Emanuel, Garcia campaign throughout Chicago on Easter weekend
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia marked a frenetic final weekend of campaigning by making their cases to voters everywhere from Sunday church services and Easter egg hunts to street demonstrations and Wrigley Field. With the...
  • US attorney's office to monitor Chicago election

    The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago says it'll monitor Tuesday's local election and field any complaints alleging voting fraud. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking a second term. He's in a runoff election against Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia...
  • Chicago mayor candidates spend last weekend campaigning

    The candidates for Chicago mayor are spending a busy weekend campaigning across the city in the days ahead of the runoff election. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking a second term on Tuesday. He was unable to win the necessary majority in the February...
  • Big early voting turnout ahead of runoff election

    Election officials say more than 142,300 Chicago voters cast early ballots for Tuesday's runoff election. It's hard to compare the number to years past since it's the city's first mayoral runoff election, but the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners...
  • Emanuel, Garcia campaign across Chicago in final weekend before election

    Emanuel, Garcia campaign across Chicago in final weekend before election
    During the final weekend of campaigning, Mayor Rahm Emanuel went on the attack Saturday against Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for comments the challenger has made about waiting until after the election to determine how to raise more money for the cash-...
  • Why the mayoral runoff is good for Chicago

    Why the mayoral runoff is good for Chicago
    In California, they call it the "jungle primary." All candidates for the same elected office run against each other in the first round of voting, instead of being segregated by party. All voters get the same primary ballot. The top two finishers move on...