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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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  • Ineffective, inarticulate and out-of-touch

    A chemistry teacher and Chicago Teachers Union leader who earns more the $200,000 a year, owns three homes, lead the CPS into their first strike in more than 20 years for a 30 percent salary increase and focuses only on Chicago Public Schools rather...
  • City Council lauds Jackie Robinson West team

    City Council lauds Jackie Robinson West team
    Chicago aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel took an opportunity Wednesday to link themselves to Chicago's feel-good story of the summer, welcoming the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars Little League team to City Hall to congratulate them for their U.S....
  • No excuses, Chicago: Riverfront sign rules needed

     No excuses, Chicago: Riverfront sign rules needed
    Before I get to why Mayor Rahm Emanuel's riverfront sign ordinance makes good sense and atones for his administration's approval of the enormous eyesore of a sign that Donald Trump stuck on his otherwise handsome Chicago skyscraper, I want to address...
  • Minimum wage hike backers seek support of North Side aldermen

    Minimum wage hike backers seek support of North Side aldermen
    Supporters of a $15 minimum wage in Chicago will embark on a North Side bus tour this morning to rally outside the offices of two aldermen they want to back their proposal, plus a McDonald's restaurant to highlight the plight of low-wage workers. The...
  • Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama

    Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who felt the honor inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of the...
  • Trauma counseling center proposed for South Side

    Trauma counseling center proposed for South Side
    A South Side pastor is planning to import techniques used to counsel war victims in Israel to help prevent post-traumatic stress among survivors of violence in Chicago. Pastor Chris Harris of Bright Star Church in Bronzeville said he got the idea for...
  • Jimmy Fallon announces 'Tonight Show' return to Chicago

    Jimmy Fallon announces 'Tonight Show' return to Chicago
    Jimmy Fallon appears to be getting smarter. The first time the "Tonight Show" host made a bet with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the reading prowess of Chicago schoolchildren, he ended up swimming in Lake Michigan in winter. This time, Fallon...
  • Challenger Fioretti says Emanuel has brought Chicagoans 'tough luck'

    Challenger Fioretti says Emanuel has brought Chicagoans 'tough luck'
    Ald. Robert Fioretti today launched his campaign for mayor, declaring that all Mayor Rahm Emanuel had delivered to Chicagoans was “tough luck.”   Before a half-filled gymnasium of about 150 people at East-West University in the South Loop,...
  • Emanuel praises new firefighters, touts his record at graduation event

    Emanuel praises new firefighters, touts his record at graduation event
    The Chicago Fire Department welcomed a class of new firefighters and paramedics today, with Mayor Rahm Emanuel thanking the recruits ahead of time for "the moment you step forward individually, as a team, as a family where there is chaos and confusion."...
  • Chicago unveils program to help veterans with housing

    Chicago unveils program to help veterans with housing
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be out today to unveil a program designed to prevent homelessness among veterans by providing support services and subsidized housing. Most of the $5 million to fund the program will come from a federal grant. Emanuel's office...
  • Emanuel calls on Chicagoans to push Fallon on 'Tonight Show' visit

    Emanuel calls on Chicagoans to push Fallon on 'Tonight Show' visit
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on Chicagoans to push Jimmy Fallon to bring "The Tonight Show" to Chicago following an on-air pledge the TV funnyman made to the mayor to do so if the city's kids read more than 2.4 million books this summer. "If you...