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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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  • Eric Holder visits Chicago to discuss police tactics in U.S.

    Eric Holder visits Chicago to discuss police tactics in U.S.
    Surrounded by Chicago leaders, community organizers and regional law enforcers, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said bringing together young people, youth workers and police leaders for an open and candid conversation is the first step toward...
  • Hundreds attend Maggie Daley Park ribbon-cutting

    Hundreds attend Maggie Daley Park ribbon-cutting
    With the debut of Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park on Saturday, the snaky “bridge to nowhere” over Columbus Drive finally gets somewhere to go, the city gets another superpark tourist draw and Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets something more to brag...
  • Chicago City Council should bury the E15 mandate

    Chicago City Council should bury the E15 mandate
    To their credit, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some of his City Council allies last week blocked, at least for now, the huge lobbying drive to impose a Chicago mandate on ethanol in gasoline that would be much higher than the national standard. The council's...
  • New archbishop ready to shift focus to work

    New archbishop ready to shift focus to work
    New Archbishop Blase Cupich sought Thursday to turn attention to Chicago's Catholics and the work ahead of him following days of pomp and circumstance.  Looking out on a room packed with the city's political movers and shakers at a downtown breakfast...
  • Chico endorses Emanuel for mayor

    Chico endorses Emanuel for mayor
    Aiming to present a united front among the city’s Latino political heavy hitters, Rahm Emanuel rolled out the endorsement of a former foe who once suggested the mayor’s North Shore upbringing didn’t make him well-suited to run Chicago....
  • Mayor cuts ribbon at Little Village park

    Mayor cuts ribbon at Little Village park
    Near the site of a former coal plant in Little Village, dozens of young children climbed over a green and blue jungle gym and explored the grounds of the neighborhood's first and only park during a ribbon-cutting Sunday. Tentatively called La Villita, or...
  • Emanuel appoints new CPS inspector general

     Emanuel appoints new CPS inspector general
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named a new inspector general to the Chicago Board of Education, a move set for a procedural vote when the board meets Wednesday. Nicholas J. Schuler, previously deputy inspector general for schools and the department's interim...
  • Look beyond the courts for CPS bonds

    The Tribune's expose on how banks hurt taxpayers by cheating the taxpayer-supported schools was wonderful. Yes, there should be recourse through the courts like in the other states as cited in Jackson Potter's op-ed (Perspective, Nov. 12). But there...
  • Chicago Park District to hike program fees and parking rates in 2015

    Chicago Park District to hike program fees and parking rates in 2015
    The Chicago Park District wants to increase fees to take part in park programs, raise parking rates at meters in parks and hike various permit costs as part of its 2015 budget proposal. The Park District is not asking for a property tax increase as part...
  • Emanuel campaign, aldermanic hopefuls file for spot on Chicago ballot

    Emanuel campaign, aldermanic hopefuls file for spot on Chicago ballot
    Scores of aldermen, election attorneys and campaign volunteers formed a long line that snaked through the basement of the Dunne Cook County Office Building on Monday morning as they waited to be among the first to file petition signatures to get on the...
  • Campaign donation limits

    Campaign donation limits
    Eric Zorn has concocted a cracked conspiracy theory to explain my $100,000 contribution to my mayoral campaign and has essentially accused me of violating campaign finance law (“Illinois should dump campaign donation limits,” Dec. 7). Never...