03/18/2011 02:20 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rahm's New Political Fund Bankrolled By 4 Prominent Donors

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's political operation--the "New Chicago Committee" is bankrolled by four major Democratic donors, disclosures filed Wednesday with the Illinois Board of Elections show.

The New Chicago Committee is being run by longtime political operative Tom Bowen and was created earlier in the month to fund Emanuel backed candidates and causes, with the aldermanic runoffs in April the first order of business for what will grow into the Emanuel machine.

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