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President Rahm? Maybe.

When we unveiled our first rankings of the 2016 Democratic field last Friday, something fascinating happened. Emails from smart Democratic strategist types started rolling in, all with a similar theme: How could we have left Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel off of our top 10 list?


Mayor Emanuel reports for Chicago jury duty

Imagine you're awaiting trial in Chicago and Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in the jury pool. Alas, Emanuel was dismissed from jury duty on Tuesday but the mayor showed up as required. The voluble Democrat and former White House chief of staff was dismissed from his civic duty after a few hours.


Chicago teachers vote on ratifying deal that ended strike

Chicago public school teachers began voting on Tuesday on whether to ratify an agreement with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that suspended a strike in the third-largest U.S. school district.


Emanuel: 3 schools 'did right' voting for longer class days

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Saturday touted his administration's success in getting three Chicago elementary schools to agree to extend their day by 90 minutes and urged other schools to follow suit.


Emanuel at 49%, Chico at 19%

Rahm Emanuel is in striking distance of being elected Chicago's next mayor on Feb. 22, with Gery Chico emerging as the rival with the best chance of forcing him into a runoff, a new Tribune/WGN poll shows.


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.


Rep Davis to Clinton: Stay out of Chicago politics

Rep Davis to Clinton: Stay out of Chicago politics

Congressman Danny Davis has a message for former President Bill Clinton: Don't take sides in the Chicago mayor's race - or else. Davis, a longtime friend of Clinton, warned the ex-president on Tuesday that he could jeopardize his "long and fruitful relationship" with the black community if he campaigns for former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel instead of one of the two leading black candidates running - Davis or former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun.


Emanuel cleared to run for mayor

Emanuel cleared to run for mayor

It's full steam ahead for Rahm Emanuel's Chicago mayoral bid.


Emanuel Gets a Grilling by Chicagoans Who Think He’s Not Chicagoan Enough

Rahm Emanuel, who is known for his sharp tongue, offered quiet, controlled responses in a hearing about his eligibility to run for mayor.


Braun to Run for Chicago Mayor

Former Senator Carol Moseley Braun kicked off her campaign for Chicago mayor Saturday, joining a crowded field that includes Rahm Emanuel.


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