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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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  • Mayors to flock to Baltimore for four-day conference

    Expect an influx of starchily dressed and municipally minded visitors this weekend, as more than 1,100 elected officials and staff members from around the country descend on Baltimore for the U.S. Conference of Mayors. They'll be chatting about...
  • Police spent $3,900 to accompany Rawlings-Blake on recent trips

    Police spent $3,900 to accompany Rawlings-Blake on recent trips
    Baltimore police officers assigned to protect Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake racked up about $3,900 in expenses while accompanying the mayor on three business recent trips, according to the city spending board's agenda. The five-member Board of...
  • The ugly side of Big Labor

    The ugly side of Big Labor
    On July 10, three Chicago-area Alderwoods funeral homes were viciously vandalized. All were Dignity Memorial network facilities that had also been targeted for a strike by local Teamsters. Teamsters Local 727, which represents 16 Alderwoods embalmers,...
  • Garagiola hits Delaney over GOP contribution

    Opening a new line of attack in the contentious Democratic primary in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, State Sen. Rob Garagiola sent an e-mail to supporters Wednesday noting that his opponent, John Delaney, had made a political contribution to...
  • Harford gearing up for Democratic National Convention

    Harford gearing up for Democratic National Convention
    With the Republican National Convention coming to a close, the Democrats will have their turn at the convention business beginning Tuesday in Charlotte, N.C. While there shouldn't be any surprises — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe...
  • Chick-fil-A backlash goes too far

    The declarations by Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that they don't want Chick-fil-A franchises in their cities because the owner of Chick-fil-A is a devout Christian and opposes same-sex marriage are ridiculous ("Banned in...
  • Chick-fil-A gay marriage flap is overblown

    Chick-fil-A gay marriage flap is overblown
    It shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that Chick-fil-A CEO Dan T. Cathy is an opponent of gay marriage or that he has donated to the cause. The family-owned chain has a strong tradition of conservative Christian leadership — it's no...
  • Chick-fil-A gets busted by the thought police

    Chick-fil-A gets busted by the thought police
    Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy is in hot water with the LGBT community because he committed the cardinal sin in an age of political correctness: Thou must not speak ill of anything gays, lesbians, bisexuals or transgender people wish to do. In an...
  • O'Malley to speak at Democratic Convention

    Gov. Martin O'Malley will have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC next month -- another example of his burgeoning leadership role in the Democratic party.  He was one of six speakers announced early this morning by the...
  • Analysis: Which Barack Obama will govern?

    Barack Obama won the presidency Tuesday by persuading voters to embrace a seeming paradox: leadership based on contradictory principles of change and reassurance. The Illinois senator combined ambitious goals and a cautious temperament. He promised tax...
  • Obama selects Emanuel as top aide

    President-elect Barack Obama pivoted quickly to begin filling out his new administration yesterday, selecting hard-charging Illinois Rep. Rahm Emanuel as White House chief of staff, while aides stepped up the pace of transition work that had been...
  • Emanuel's 'Rahmbo' image

    Rahm Emanuel combines political instincts, White House experience and a Chicago tough-guy attitude - traits he's likely to need as President-elect Obama's new chief of staff. His combative style as political director in the early days of the Clinton...