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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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  • College student plans to run for Chicago mayor

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Rumors about who might challenge Rahm Emanuel in the 2015 mayoral election have started to circulate, with mentions of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and a handful of...
  • 'Full-purpose winter storm' looms

     'Full-purpose winter storm' looms
    It is fitting perhaps that this winter would give the Chicago area a wisp of spring hope, only to wallop the region with yet another storm. This one could be a "powerhouse" that might feature flooding, a mix of snow, sleet, rain and hail. And, yes, 50...
  • The government cares about immigration

    At a time when our country is desperately in need of compromise and leadership on a number of critical issues, it was encouraging to see U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., join Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-...
  • Russia's image versus reality

    I read John Kass' article about Ukrainian protesters. (“While Sochi shines, Ukraine burns,” Colum, Feb. 20) It began reasonably by contrasting the splendor of the Sochi Olympics with the brave struggle of Ukrainians against Russian backed...
  • Chicago picked as site for Obama's manufacturing initiative

    Chicago picked as site for Obama's manufacturing initiative
    Chicago will be the site of a digital manufacturing institute backed by $70 million in federal money and another $250 million in private and other government funding, giving the city, once a factory town, a better chance to re-establish its credentials as...
  • Emirates adding non-stop daily flights from O'Hare

    Emirates adding non-stop daily flights from O'Hare
    Emirates airline will launch its first passenger service from Chicago this summer, according to the airline and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.   The non-stop, daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Dubai will begin...
  • Jimmy Fallon to take Polar Plunge with Rahm Emanuel in Chicago

    Jimmy Fallon to take Polar Plunge with Rahm Emanuel in Chicago
    Jimmy Fallon didn't get cold feet after Mayor Emanuel challenged him to take the plunge.  Chicago - I'm wearing a suit and tie for the #PolarPlunge. Show solidarity by wearing a necktie. (I'm not telling you what else to wear.) — jimmy fallon (@...
  • Run, Karen, run!

     
    CTU boss should enter the 2015 race for mayor Friday's print column Q: Looking at your headline, the obvious question is, "Really?" Do you really think Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis would be a good mayor? A: The headline......
  • Obama confirms funding for manufacturing innovation hubs

    Obama confirms funding for manufacturing innovation hubs
    WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama made official today that $70 million in federal money will be heading to Chicago to help create a manufacturing innovation hub. Speaking from the White House, Obama lauded the newest hubs that are being created in...
  • TV Review: CNN Seeks to Chart New Course With 'Chicagoland,' 'Death Row Stories'

    CNN has often appeared starved for star power, but Robert Redford probably isn't the first name that comes to mind. Nevertheless, the news network has tapped two shows from the actor-producer-activist's Sundance Prods., "Chicagoland" and "Death Row...
  • You'll like 'Ike's Law'

     
    Wednesday's print column As if we’re not closely enough identified with political corruption, the Chicago area is poised to make forehead-smacking headlines around the nation the morning after the March 18 primary election. Democratic state Rep....
  • Fallon, Emanuel take the Polar Plunge

    Fallon, Emanuel take the Polar Plunge
    "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon walked into Lake Michigan Sunday morning in the promised suit and tie, turned toward the beach, then fall back into the water, going completely under. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ran in, then sort of laid down on...