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Rahm Emanuel Replacement

Valerie Jarrett: 'New Face' May Serve As White House Chief Of Staff

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett said Thursday that the White House might soon be seeking to fill open staff positions with candidates from ...

The CYA Mentality of Rahm, and Why Enough Is Enough

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

We cannot have a Chief of Staff more concerned with political implications than national security. I can only hope his replacement will more rightly understand the role of the nation's most important intelligence officer.

The High And Lows Of Rahm Emanuel's Chief Of Staff Tenure

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Barack Obama made the transition from one-term Illinois Senator to 44th President of the United States, he employed the help of some vital Washin...

Lucia Graves

Pelosi Endorses Rahm For Mayor

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered a spirited endorsement of Rahm Emanuel on Thursday afternoon, answering "yes" when asked at a Capitol Hill press co...

Rahm Expected To Announce Departure This Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce Friday that he is leaving the Obama administration to consider a campaign for mayor of...

Rahm Emanuel 'Surprised' By Daley Announcement: Will He Run For Mayor Of Chicago?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before the shock of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's announcement that he would not be seeking another term wore off--many people turned their atten...

President Obama, Replace Rahm With Me: An Open Letter From Michael Moore

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

President Obama, I don't know what your team has been up to, but they haven't served you well. And Rahm, poor Rahm, has turned into a fighter -- not of Republicans, but of the left.

Green Party Candidate Matt Reichel Challenging Quigley For Congress

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Green Party candidate Matt Reichel has announced plans to once again run for the congressional seat vacated by Rahm Emanuel. Former C...

Rahm Emanuel Forgot To Vote For His Successor

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I jokingly asked Rahm if he sent in his absentee ballot to vote for Quigley. He paused and said, "I f***ed up!"...

Chicago's Special Election is a Waste: Fill Vacancies in One Election, Not Two

Dan Johnson-Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dan Johnson-Weinberger

The special general election is a waste of time, money and resources. Taxpayers will shell out almost $2 million when the result has been a foregone conclusion for a month.

Mike Quigley Elected To Succeed Rahm Emanuel In Congress (VIDEO)

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Mike Quigley, a reform-minded Cook County commissioner, on Tuesday claimed the high-profile Illinois congressional seat that Rahm Emanuel gav...

Quigley Gears Up For Election As GOP Challenger Pulido Compares Herself To Sarah Palin

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley isn't taking anything for granted even though he's the favorite in a heavily Democratic district...

Quigley Attack Goes Off the Tracks in Fifth Congressional District Race

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Fritchey and Feigenholtz had the courage to take a tough vote to keep the buses and trains running for thousands of their constituents and thousands of Quigley's.

Geoghegan's Failed Congressional Bid Lays Progressive Groundwork: Sirota

In These Times | David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There is a value in backing long shots, even if those long shots lose. In Geoghegan's case, many progressives supported someone who has been an import...

Early Voting Starts For 5th Congressional District Seat

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Early voting begins this morning for a replacement for Rahm Emanuel in the 5th Congressional District and also for a number of suburban races....

The Rahm Emanuel Replacement Race In 300 Seconds (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Josh Kalven and his team at Progress Illinois have condensed the special election primary battle for Rahm Emanuel's Congressional seat into a sharp fi...

Mike Quigley Wins Democratic Primary To Replace Rahm Emanuel In Congress

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE 11:00 P.M. Though poised to follow Rahm Emanuel, Rod Blagojevich and Dan Rostenkowski as the Congressman from Illinois' Fifth District, Cook C...

All Emanuel Replacement Candidates Make Case In 30 Seconds (LISTEN)

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There are 23 candidates running to replace Rahm Emanuel in the 5th Congressional District. We asked each of them to give us their 30 second pitch....

Daley's Candidate in the Illinois Fifth Congressional District Election: Feigenholtz?

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Why would Feigenholtz have the Mayor's favor? Because the others seem to have his disfavor.

The Hideout Endorses Tom Geoghegan For Congress

Tim Tuten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tim Tuten

For 30 years, Tom Geoghegan has fought on behalf of steelworkers, nurses, taxi drivers, immigrants, union workers and those trying to unionize. As a regular who became an owner of the Hideout, I wholeheartedly support Tom Geoghegan for Congress and ask that you do the same.

Blago's Top Fundraiser Donated To Fritchey In Emanuel Replacement Race

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Milan Petrovic, who was listed as Gov. Rod Blagojevich's top campaign fundraiser at a political corruption trial last year, recently gave $2,400 to th...

In His Bathrobe, Sun-Times Reporter Gets Visit From Emanuel Replacement Candidate Feigenholtz

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

I'm about to step into the shower as the doorbell rings. I open the front door in my robe, barefoot, unshaven, my hair askew. State Rep. Sarah Feigen...

Emanuel Replacement Race: Feigenholtz Holds Money Lead, Tribune Reaffirms Quigley Support, Nate Silver Sets Odds

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With under three days before Democratic voters will choose a nominee to replace Rahm Emanuel in the Fifth Congressional District, the eager candidates...

O'Connor Denies Claiming Support Of Emanuel, Durbin In Campaign Fliers

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

Is Mayor Daley's "unofficial floor leader" claiming "unofficial endorsements" from Rahm Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin? No, no, no, Ald. Patrick O'Conn...

Emanuel Replacement Race Early Voting Ending Today, Turnout Weak

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With early voting for the special primary in the 5th Congressional District ending today, interest in the race to replace Rahm Emanuel seems tepid at ...