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Rahm Emanuel Chicago Mayor

The Boss, Finally: Rahm Emanuel's Challenges As Mayor Of Chicago

GQ | David MendellPhotograph by Brigitte Lacombe | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

And now, a recap of the 2011 Chicago mayoral election from @MayorEmanuel:"If you have a giant fucking pile of money and a bunch of dumb fucks running ...

The Numbers Are In: Rahm's Ridiculous Fundraising, Spending On Residency Case

Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

It was always clear that Rahm Emanuel was raising enormous sums of cash to finance his bid for Chicago mayor. With the final totals in from the Illino...

WATCH: Rahm Says He'll Do 'Whatever' To Help Obama Get Reelected

Posted 06.04.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, President Barack Obama made it official: he will run for reelection in 2012. As the president and his supporters gear up for a long ca...

Aldermen Say Rahm Wants To Cut Chicago's City Council In Half, Emanuel Denies It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has repeatedly said that when he takes over, nothing is off limits when it comes to budget and ethics reform in Chicago. But ...

Elections Board: Secretive Chicago PAC Doesn't Have To Disclose Donors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A political action committee that received $855,000 from its nonprofit wing is not required to disclose its funders, the Illinois State Board of Elect...

Rahm's New Political Fund Bankrolled By 4 Prominent Donors

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet on March 18, 2011 11:47 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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

Political Group Run By Emanuel Ally Announces More Endorsements

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A group aligned with the interests of incoming mayor Rahm Emanuel, backed by ample cash from an undisclosed group of donors, has announced four additi...

Rahm Emanuel Has a Chance to Make Women's History

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

In this month, Women's History Month, Rahm Emanuel, Mayor-elect of the City of Chicago, has the opportunity to make history, but of a sort he may not yet have contemplated.

Rahm: Paying the Political Price for Choosing a School

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Two months from now, Rahm Emanuel will be in charge of Chicago's public school system. Don't be surprised, however, if the Mayor-elect and his wife end up sending their own kids to private schools.

Rahm Emanuel Hiring: Asking For Resumes, Ideas At Chicago2011.Org

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Rahm Emanuel won the mayoral election, he vowed to recruit people from all walks of life to be involved with his administration. "If you ever ...

Rahm Heads To White House: Will Visit Family, President Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is returning to Washington Friday to visit his family and President Barack Obama. Emanuel, who has not returned to ...

Rahm Floats The Idea Of Chicago Music District

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

He likes the Stones, Lucinda Williams and Smashing Pumpkins. He even gets off the couch to go see the shows -- and is toying with creating a district ...

What's the Plan for Women, Now That Rahm Is to Be Our Mayor?

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Chicago women just need to unite across the neighborhood, race, class and ethnic lines they united across in this recent election to elect this new mayor. Time to unite to help our own selves.

Miguel del Valle Rejects Job Offer From Rahm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayoral candidate and City Clerk Miguel del Valle reportedly rejected an offer to co-chair mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's transition team. In an inter...

Member Of Rahm's Transition Team Resigns Over Ethics Violation

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A member of Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's newly appointed transition team has resigned over an ethics violation at her previous job. Judy Erwin,...

In Rahm's Race, Voting Stifled by Lack of Suspense

John V. Santore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
John V. Santore

Voter turnout on Tuesday was higher than in the two previous Chicago elections, but the increase was modest given the absence of an incumbent in the m...

Rahm Announces Transition Team

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel takes office in just over three months, it will be a big change for the city, which has had the same mayor for more than...

Black Voters Help Push Rahm Past The Finish Line

Chicago Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For months, speculation has run high over how voters from communities of color would swing with Mayor Richard M. Daley sitting out the first mayoral e...

Rahm Emanuel Faces Many Challenges As Chicago Mayor

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Even before he was elected Chicago's new mayor, Rahm Emanuel hinted there would be changes at City Hall: deep cuts to the budget, a po...

Obama Congratulates Rahm On Victory

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Congratulations have gone out from the White House to Chicago's mayor-elect. President Barack Obama has sent his good wishes to Ra...

RAHM WINS: With Outright Majority, Emanuel Will Be Next Mayor Of Chicago

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of...

White House Aides In Chicago Knocking On Doors For Rahm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tuesday is election day in Chicago, and there was no rest for the mayoral candidates over the weekend. Though former White House Chief of Staff Rahm E...

Despite Reputation, Candidate Rahm Has Kept His Cool

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel, candidate for mayor of Chicago, stood before the microphone in the cavernous warehouse and in a somber voice, announced ...

Hey, Chicago, Say Hello to Your Next F#@*ing Mayor

TIME | James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a recent Saturday morning, a middle-aged man worked the produce and deli sections of a South Side Chicago supermarket, ambling past signs touting a...

Rahm Emanuel Not Slowing Down On Campaign Trail, Despite Big Lead

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said Saturday that tackling Chicago's reputation for sweetheart deals and patronage hea...