Emanuel 'not On Chicago Ballot'

A US appeals court has ruled that President Barack Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel cannot run to be mayor of Chicago, reports say.

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  • Emanuel saves $4.25M by refinancing Michael Reese debt — again
    That will reduce the principal and interest that still must be paid by Chicago taxpayers from $120.7 million to $116.5 million. That’s a savings of $4.25 million. The maturity date remains June 30, 2024. “This was a legacy liability purchased by the ...
    02/23/2017 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • Emanuel says Chicago will uphold policies protecting transgender rights
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    02/23/2017 - 6:19 am | View Link
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    I will say in this room, I am gay and lesbian. Whatever you have to be, because if we accept as a norm that we're not from Chicago — also black — whatever the bigotry is, whatever the hatred is." Last week, Emanuel strongly criticized a Department of ...
    02/22/2017 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • Aldermen In High-Crime Wards Defy Emanuel Over Use Of Surplus Money
    “This is very urgent for me,” Lopez says. Chicago Shootings, Killings By Ward by John Dodge on Scribd Ward-by-ward crime stats compiled by CeaseFire show why. In Lopez’ ward last year, murders more than doubled, from 13 to 29. The mayor wants to use ...
    02/22/2017 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • Emanuel Responds to Federal Transgender Bathroom Policy Change
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    02/21/2017 - 5:00 pm | View Link
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    02/19/2017 - 10:08 am | View Website
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    02/3/2017 - 6:34 pm | View Website
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    01/25/2017 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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    01/25/2017 - 6:37 pm | View Website
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