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Rahm Emanuel Congressional Seat

Rahm Emanuel: Chicago Mayor Just Another Step In Rahm's Ambitious Political Career (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The current White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, said Monday night on Charlie Rose that he was planning a future run for mayor of Chicago. "I ho...

Emanuel Wanted Claypool As Congressional Placeholder: Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times | NATASHA KORECKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It has long been claimed that Rahm Emanuel wanted to find someone to keep his congressional seat warm while he served as President Obama's chief of st...

Rahm Emanuel Keeping His $1.76M Political War Chest

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is retaining his $1.76 million political war chest, I've been told, with Emanuel keeping his opt...

Phone Bank For Tom Geoghegan From Your Living Room

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matthew Filipowicz

Having a Congressman who has spent his life fighting for workers at the same time Republicans are putting a full court press on the Employee Free Choice Act sure wouldn't hurt.

Rahm Emanuel May Want To Reclaim House Seat Eventually: Candidate

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO--Yes, President Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel did express an interest in running for his congressional seat again someday, a candidate f...

Democrats Won't Endorse Anyone To Replace Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Sun-Times | ABDON M. PALLASCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Ward committeemen narrowly voted to stay neutral in the Democratic primary election to choose a replacement for U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Chic...

Helping Replace Rahm Emanuel With Tom Geoghegan... For A Better America

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

There may well be other decent candidates for Emanuel's old seat, even "progressives," but Tom is the choice of so many Chicago activists because he isn't just a dependable liberal vote.

Goodbye, Rahm. Now Which of These 20 Candidates Should I Vote For?

Ryan Blitstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ryan Blitstein

I've created Chicago Elections, a central source for all the information you'd ever want about candidates running for elective office in Chicago.

Rahm Emanuel To Resign From House On Friday, 10 Join Race To Replace Him

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON--Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.), incoming chief of staff for President-elect Barack Obama, will resign his seat on Jan. 2, days before the star...

Rahm Emanuel's Replacement: Tom Geoghegan Recruited For Congressional Run

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Well, it looks like another accomplished progressive may be interested. I'm hearing murmurs that labor lawyer and celebrated author Tom Geoghegan is ...

Emanuel Stays Out Of Replacement Race After Blagojevich Scandal

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel's role in attempting to influence Gov. Blagojevich's choice of a U.S. Senate replacement for President-elect Barack Obama could impact th...

Rahm Emanuel's Replacement: Former TSA Offical Oberman Enters Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another candidate has entered the crowded race for the Congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's chief of staff. Justin ...

Rahm Emanuel's Replacement: Quigley To Start Raising Campaign Cash

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley said Sunday he plans to file papers today to start collecting campaign funds to run for the congressional seat ...

Rahm Emanuel's Replacement: Daley Keeping Quiet

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley on Wednesday continued to play cat-and-mouse about whom he's backing in the crowded race to replace Rep. Rahm Emanuel -- amid speculation...

Claypool Won't Seek Rahm Emanuel's Congressional Seat

Chicago Sun-Times | Mark J. Konkol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mr. Claypool is not going to Washington. Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool told the Sun-Times today he has decided not to run for Congress to...

Rahm Emanuel's Replacement: Just A 'Seat-Warmer'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A host of Chicago politicians are lining up to run for Rahm Emanuel's soon-to-be-vacant Congressional seat. But the lucky winner may only have the of...