Illinois Congressman Rahm Emanuel has accepted Barack Obama's offer to become White House Chief of Staff. And that leaves Illinois' 5th congressional district seat in limbo.
Emanuel's constituents in the 5th district re-elected to him to office Tuesday. Less than than two days later, he's decided to join President-Elect Barack Obama's administration. In Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, which is in Emanuel's congressional district, residents like Don Shapiro have mixed feelings about the situation.