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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 wants to raise Taste of Chicago ticket strip by 50 cents

    Emanuel wants to raise Taste of Chicago ticket strip by 50 cents
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to charge more for food tickets at the Taste of Chicago and to hike the cost of thousands of seats to see concerts at the Petrillo Music Shell during the annual summer festival. It’s the latest moves by the mayor to...
  • Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley leaves hospital after a week

    Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley returned home Saturday after a one-week hospitalization in an intensive care unit because of an unspecified illness, his law firm said. Feeling ill, the 71-year-old Daley walked straight from a plane into an...
  • Voice of the People, Feb. 09

    Love for learning The conventional belief is that to adequately prepare our students for the 21st century workforce, we should raise their standard of academic achievement. For high school students, this means creating an environment in which high...
  • Jarrett: 'My heart belongs to Chicago,' but Obamas will choose library site

    Jarrett: 'My heart belongs to Chicago,' but Obamas will choose library site
    Valerie Jarrett, one of the few Chicagoans who has remained with President Obama’s administration for a second term, acknowledged her personal fondness for the city on Monday, but said it will be entirely up to the president and first lady to decide...
  • Emanuel tweaks Christie on bridge flap

    Emanuel tweaks Christie on bridge flap
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today tweaked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie over Bridgegate as the Republican presidential hopeful is in Chicago for a fundraiser and speech. "I'm welcoming him to the public transportation system and the roads here in the city of...
  • Beware: Downtown valet drivers using fake parking tickets

    Beware: Downtown valet drivers using fake parking tickets
    Pricey parking meter rates and the modern ease of dummying up fake documents are driving a new scam in downtown Chicago: counterfeit receipts left on dashboards of unsuspecting visitors who’ve paid a valet to stow their cars. City law requires...
  • Emanuel defends raising Taste ticket prices

    Emanuel defends raising Taste ticket prices
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday framed up his proposal to charge Taste of Chicago festival goers more for concert tickets and food as a way to help the cash-strapped city keep throwing one of its premier summer parties. The mayor also said he was not...
  • Bridgegate follows Gov. Christie to Chicago

    Bridgegate follows Gov. Christie to Chicago
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, still dogged by the uproar over a politically motivated traffic jam ordered by his office last year, said at an event in Chicago on Tuesday that he was disappointed by the “bad judgments” made by people on his...
  • Chicago first lady Amy Rule raises money for Misericordia

    Chicago first lady Amy Rule raises money for Misericordia
    Chicago first lady Amy Rule made a rare public appearance Tuesday afternoon to raise money for an organization that cares for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The five-minute speech to audience of movers and shakers at Misericordia...
  • Mayor seeks to borrow up to $900 million more

    Mayor seeks to borrow  up to $900 million more
    In a move that will add to the city's mountain of debt, Mayor Rahm Emanuel won support Monday from the City Council's Finance Committee to issue up to $900 million in bonds backed by property taxes. It's the largest request put forth during Emanuel's...
  • Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Rauner jumps out to lead

    Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Rauner jumps out to lead
    Winnetka venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has jumped out to a big lead in the Republican race for governor after spending millions of dollars on television ads to introduce himself to Illinois voters, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll found. The survey showed...
  • Emanuel, Republicans disagree on approach to immigration reform approval

    Emanuel, Republicans disagree on approach to immigration reform approval
    A panel of Democrats and Republicans led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday agreed federal immigration reform makes sense for Chicago but differed on President Barack Obama’s record on border security and the logistics of getting something done....