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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  • Rauner vetoes Emanuel's pension bill
    The state needs comprehensive pension changes, not fund-by-fund ones, Rauner said in a veto message, noting that the city separately is pushing for $215 million to shore up Chicago Public Schools' pension fund. "It's like trying to fix a drought with a ...
    03/24/2017 - 6:55 pm | View Link
  • Rauner Vetoes Emanuel-Backed Pension Bill
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday vetoed a major pension bill pushed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The proposal would have addressed the city’s vastly underfunded retirement systems for Chicago’s laborers and municipal workers. Rauner said the bill ...
    03/24/2017 - 11:35 am | View Link
  • Rauner says Emanuel causing a CPS 'crisis'
    Rauner brought Emanuel into the fray Tuesday, saying the mayor was causing a "crisis" at Chicago Public Schools by demanding the state pick up $215 million in teacher pension costs or the school year could be cut short. "It seems to be part of a plan ...
    03/24/2017 - 6:22 am | View Link
  • Mayor Emanuel backs U.S. Steel site redevelopment
    Top mayoral aides met this week with developers planning to build 12,000 modular homes and a modular home factory on the site, according to the Chicago Sun-Times, citing Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10th). “The mayor told me personally that he is ...
    03/24/2017 - 5:39 am | View Link
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Innovation Awards to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
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    03/24/2017 - 3:44 am | View Link
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  • Secretive Organization Pays Tab For Mayor Emanuel’s Trip ...
    But Emanuel and his wife and several City Hall staffers are not traveling on their own dime. “This is a trip of World Business Chicago. No taxpayer money ...
    03/23/2017 - 12:43 am | View Website
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    03/22/2017 - 5:26 pm | View Website
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    02/6/2017 - 6:23 pm | View Website
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    01/25/2017 - 4:28 pm | View Website
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    President Donald Trump is threatening Chicago and its mayor, Rahm Emanuel, with martial law, something which could have profound implications for the Windy ...
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