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Rahm Emanuel Chicago Mayor

Rahm Testifies About Residency TODAY

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel, who left a powerful job with President Barack Obama at the White House to move back to Chicago and run for mayor, endure...

Rahm Emanuel's Wife Won't Testify At Chicago Residency Hearing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An election official says Rahm Emanuel's wife won't have to testify at a hearing over challenges to the former White House chief of st...

Rahm Emanuel Endorsed By Mother Of Slain CPS Student In Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week, the Chicago Police Department released their November crime statistics--showing that the city's crime has continued to fall for 23 straight...

Dozens Of Challenges Filed Against Rahm's Candidacy: Hearing Held Today

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — In a crowded basement hearing room, dozens of people who don't want former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel to be Chicago's nex...

Some New Trier Alums Offended By Donald Rumsfeld's Alumni Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This week, New Trier High School in Winnetka released its "alumni Hall of Honor awards," where everyone from Rainn Wilson ("The Office") to former U.S...

Rahm Loses High School Popularity Contest To Donald Rumsfeld

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

New Trier Township High School has a very impressive list of graduates. From politicians and actors to dancers and scientists--their alums have certai...

Rahm Emanuel Says Goodbye To White House

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Departing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is saying goodbye to the White House and President Barack Obama. Without specifically mentio...

Chicago: Rahm Is Coming

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — When Rahm Emanuel quit Friday as President Barack Obama's chief of staff, he said it was for "new challenges" in Chicago, talked up th...

Obama Expected To Announce Rahm Emanuel's Resignation Friday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will make a personnel announcement Friday. It's widely expected to be the departure of ...

Rahm Emanuel To Begin Touring Chicago Neighborhoods, Connecting With Voters This Weekend

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is set to give up his influential national post Friday to begin a run for Chicago mayor, a job...

WATCH: Rahm Releases A New Ad On Jobs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though it's still early in the race for Chicago's next mayor, Rahm Emanuel is already taking advantage of his massive war chest. The former White Hou...

As Deadline Approaches, Rahm Calls Residency Challenges A Distraction

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A longtime Chicago election attorney joined the effort Friday to push mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel off the February ballot over his ...

Report: Former CTA Chief To Run Rahm Emanuel's Mayoral Campaign

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In yet another sign that Rahm Emanuel plans to run Mayor of Chicago, former CTA Board Chairman Terry Peterson has reportedly signed on to manage the c...

Levine Not Guilty For Threatening To 'Deck' Conservative Pundit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In today's edition of "Court Rulings We Totally Agree With The Spirit Of," a judge found veteran CBS reporter Jay Levine not guilty of misdemeanor ass...

Missed Connection For Rahm Emanuel, 'Foxy Old Beast'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans have had mixed reactions to the return of Rahm Emanuel, and the former Chicago congressman's bid for mayor. Some are skeptical, some think ...

Rahm Emanuel's Candidacy Will Be Challenged By Election Lawyer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Does Rahm Emanuel have something to worry about when it comes to the validity of his Chicago residency? Or are those challenging him just playing "pol...

Chicago Is Seeing Democracy at Its Finest -- And Worst

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Games will be played, and deception will occur -- this is the nature of the political beast. But for sure, this spring, there will be a new Mayor in City Hall.

Rahm's Tenant Is Officially Not Running

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It may not be the biggest surprise of this political season, but it's something: after collecting some petition signatures and exploring the possibili...

Danny Davis Announces Bid For Chicago Mayor

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The race to replace Chicago's longtime mayor took better shape Sunday as two more candidates joined a crowded field that also includes...

WATCH: Rahm Emanuel Gets Egged In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel has been traveling to different parts of the city in recent weeks, meeting residents and talking about his mayoral plans. Today, he was i...

Tenant Who Wouldn't Leave Rahm's Chicago Home Could Run Against Him For Mayor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With such lions as Congressman Luis Gutierrez and Sheriff Tom Dart abandoning the Chicago mayoral race, and the black community divided despite its be...

Chicago City Council: Rahm Won't Have Daley's Clout

AP | DON BABWIN and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The last time Chicago was left without a Daley at the helm, the next mayor was thrown out of office by voters angry because he couldn'...

PHOTOS: With Dart Out, Who's Left To Challenge Rahm?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Luis Gutierrez announced last week that he wouldn't be running for Chicago mayor, the race appeared to be clearly between Rahm Emanuel and Cook C...

Conservative Blogger Files Charges Against CBS's Jay Levine Over Threat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A conservative pundit has filed charges against a Chicago reporter who threatened to "deck" him at a press appearance two weeks ago. William Kelly, a...

Sun-Times: Rahm Emanuel's First Chicago Interview

Chicago Sun-Times | CHICAGO ARGUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

His conversations with Rod Blagojevich and the convicted former governor's chief-of-staff were captured on federal wiretaps, but Rahm Emanuel insists ...