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Emanuel Doubles War Chest To $4 Million

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has doubled his war chest to $4 million. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) | Getty

In a clear message to future opponents, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sharply ramped up his fundraising in the last quarter and now has $4.025 million in the bank — twice what he had in March.

According to sources close to Mr. Emanuel, his Citizens for Rahm Emanuel Committee pulled in $2.2 million in the quarter ended June 30. He spent almost none of it, instead adding the receipts to the $1.908 million he had in March.

Read the whole story at Crain's Chicago Business