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Rahm's First Year: Looking Back On The Mayor's Big Moves

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Wednesday marks a year since Rahm Emanuel took office as Chicago's mayor. And what a year it's been. A poll of 700 Chicago voters conducted by the ...

Why Zombies Not Eat Rahm Emanuel?

Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

Rahm Emanuel very powerful human saying bad word always. But he strong enough to fight zombie? Cannot be! Nice face but very small built. So why zombi...

WATCH: Rahm Emanuel Will 'Never' Run For President

Posted 11.23.2011 | Chicago

After accepting an invitation to serve as the keynote speaker at the Iowa Democratic Party's high-profile Jefferson-Jackson campaign fundraiser dinner...

Jennifer Bendery

Longing For Rahm: Democrats Still Adjusting To Life With Bill Daley

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ask a congressional Democrat about the job Bill Daley is doing as President Barack Obama's chief of staff, and chances are you'll be met...

PHOTOS: Rahm's Journey From The White House To The Fifth Floor

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

On the day of Rahm Emanuel's inauguration as Chicago's mayor, it seems like forever ago when Mayor Richard M. Daley announced he wouldn't seek another...

Rahm Emanuel Not Afraid To Challenge Status Quo In Chicago

AP | By DON BABWIN and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Several weeks after Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago, a union official complained that a hiring freeze had forced the city to tran...

Chicago Schools CEO Choice Shows Problem With Mayoral Control

Mike Klonsky | Posted 06.21.2011 | Education
Mike Klonsky

By picking Brizard without any consultation or input from the school community, Mayor-elect Emanuel has somehow managed to mire himself, his new school board, and the city in a major scandal.

Obama's Chicago Trip: Food, Fundraising, Celebrity Supporters

Posted 06.14.2011 | Chicago

President Obama will return to his hometown of Chicago Thursday afternoon where he will raise some money for his re-election bid, hang with an NBA sta...

WATCH: Rahm Denies Ties To Secretly Funded Political Group

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was no secret that Rahm Emanuel had plenty of money to put toward his bid for mayor. Even after spending a reported $11 million on the campaign its...

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,...

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...

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...

Candidates Predict A Runoff With Rahm

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel's main rivals in the race to succeed Chicago Mayor Richard Daley spent Monday doing som...

Chicago Election Live Blog: The Word Of The Day Is 'Runoff'

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...

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...

WATCH: Union Leader Calls Rahm A 'Judas' As City Workers Cry Foul

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This week, a scathing report by the Civic Federation made it abundantly clear that pensions in the Chicagoland area are grossly underfunded, and that ...

Rahm Offers $2,500 For Identity Of Foul-Mouthed Twitter Imposter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Almost immediately after Rahm Emanuel left the White House, the Twitter handle @MayorEmanuel was created. Many followed the account thinking it was th...

Rahm Emanuel's $18.5 Million Paychecks: How Did He Do It?

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Is there anything wrong with mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel making $18.5 million dollars as an investment banker in the 2 ½ years after he got out of...

Blagojevich Attorneys Claim Rahm Emanuel-Related Evidence Is Missing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Attorneys for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have filed a pretrial motion asking a federal judge to order prosecutors to produce...

Rahm Gets Another Big Endorsement, Support In Black Community Grows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel has secured another big endorsement in the Chicago mayoral race--Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. "I personally know the leading...

Police Union Rips Rahm For TV Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With just over two weeks until the election, Rahm Emanuel is fighting off criticism from Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police and other union groups ov...

THE COUNTDOWN: Candidates Talk Dibs, Dig For Votes

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It turns out, people in Chicago are more obsessed with the weather than politics. Pretty impressive. But, while most people spent their snow day diggi...

WATCH: Braun Lashes Out, Calls Opponent A Crack Addict

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While no one likes to be criticized publicly, politicians are expected to have thicker skin than most. But that does not appear to be the case for may...

LISTEN: Obama Praises Rahm Emanuel In New Campaign Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel's campaign released a new ad Friday that highlights his work with President Obama as White House chief of staff. The radio spot feature...