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Rahm Emanuel Fights for Mayoral Candidacy in Chicago

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight to keep his name on the ballot for Chicago's mayoral election to the Illinois Supreme Court.

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The Takeaway

Rahm Emanuel's Run for Chicago Mayor Hits Roadblock

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Rahm Emanuel’s bid to become the next mayor of Chicago hit another bump in the road yesterday. An Illinois appeals court ruled two to one that the former White House Chief of Staff’s name cannot appear on the ballot for the February 22nd election. Jim Warren, columnist for the Chicago News Coop and former managing editor for the Chicago Tribune. He says the ruling is ridiculous.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Rahm's Legacy

Friday, October 01, 2010

Neera Tanden, chief operating officer at the Center for American Progress, reflects on Rahm Emanuel's tenure as White House chief of staff.

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The Takeaway

Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel to Leave White House

Friday, October 01, 2010

President Obama will announce the departure of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel later today. As the right hand man to the president, Emanuel championed Obama’s causes behind the scenes and brokered deals to push through legislation. But his wasn’t a flawless record. Critics argue that Emanuel’s pugilistic nature often attracted negative attention to himself, and that his focus on short term goals squandered some of the political capital the president carried into his first term.  

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The Takeaway

Rahm, Thanks for the Memories!

Friday, October 01, 2010

Profane, cantankerous, polarizing, and strong-willed, he's perhaps the most out-sized personality to occupy the office of the chief of staff; and now, he's gone. Rahm Emanuel, who has been President Obama's right hand man for the last two years, is leaving his White House digs with his eye on the mayor's office in his hometown of Chicago. John remembers some of Rahm's best moments.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Will Rahm Run?

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Clarence Page, syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Newsday and other national publications, talks about the possibility of Rahm Emanuel running for mayor of Chicago and other political news.

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