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Mayor Emanuel Spends Winter Break in South America

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has returned from his South American vacation with his wife and three children. Tuesday, Mayor Emanuel told reporters that his family traveled to Argenti continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Ethics Reform Task Force

Four members appointed, each with a history of ethics reform; task force charged with reviewing ethics ordinance and recommending ways to strengthen it. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Delivers Remarks on Economic Development and Job Creation in Chicago

The Mayor identified keys to promoting a high quality of life for Chicagoans in all neighborhoods across the city: strong schools, safe streets, and sound finances. “We are creating the conditions that create jobs,” Emanuel said. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel and Superintendent McCarthy Announce “A Force for Good”

New initiative will help community organizations prevent crime. Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Garry McCarthy annou continue reading »

Chicago Begins Construction of City’s 100 miles of Protected Bike Lanes

This week Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) Commissioner Gabe Klein commemorated the beginning of construction on the City’s first one hundred miles of protected bike lanes. continue reading »

City Council Give Mayor Emanuel’s Pick for the Public Buildings Commission, Juan Rangel

The Chicago City Council has approved Juan Rangel for appointment to the Public Buildings Commission.The PBC oversees oversees building construction for the city, Cook County, Chicago Public Schools, the Chicago Park District, and a number of other agencies. continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanual Appoints a Number of Latino Aldermen for City Council Leadership Positions

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first City Council meeting was held Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Mayor Emanuel announced the appointments of several Latino Aldermen chosen for leadership positions in the City Council. continue reading »

Chicago’s New Mayor, Rahm Emanuel: Chicago Is Ready For Change

Monday morning, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago's new mayor, gave his inaugural address. Below are excerpts from the morning's speech. Honored guests, Mr. Vice President, continue reading »

Chicago’s Mayor-Elect Emanuel Puts Latinos in Leadership Roles

As Rahm Emanuel prepares to take office as Mayor of Chicago, he is proposing a reorganization of the Chicago’s City Council, and he names a number of Latinos to key positions. continue reading »

City of Chicago Grossly Overestimates Unions Absentee Rate by Roughly 900 Percent

Misinformation and bad math once again has led City of Chicago leaders to wrongfully blame union workers for the budget shortfalls the City is facing. This time, members on disability and vacation continue reading »

Emanuel has About $2M Remaining in Campaign Fund after Successful Bid for Chicago Mayor

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel still has an estimated $2.1 million left in his campaign fund after winning the Chicago mayor’s race. continue reading »

Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel talks Immigration, Education, Housing and More

Mayor-Elect Emanuel expressed his commitment to the diverse communities of Chicago in his responses to a mayoral candidate questionnaire, completed at the request of the Illinois Latino Agenda, an alliance of 49 Latino-serving organizations co-convened by the Latino Policy Forum and MALDEF. continue reading »

Rahm Emanuel Elected Mayor of Chicago

Former White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, has been decidedly elected Mayor of Chicago and will not face a run off in April against any of the other five other Mayorial candidates. continue reading »

Will There Be a Run-Off in Chicago’s Mayoral Race? The Answer is Up to Hispanics

With the Mayoral Election in Chicago this Tuesday, the number one question is –Will Rahm Win or be forced into a Runoff? The answer is up to Chicago’s growing Hispanic Vote. continue reading »

Rahm Emanuel Riding Around Chicago Dancing with Lady Gaga and Even Meditating with Oprah (VIDEO)

Rahm Emanuel riding around neon Chicago on a "Hot Dog Cycle," dancing with Lady Gaga and even meditating with Oprah. continue reading »

Chico Campaign Digs out Immigration Reform (or Lack Thereof) to Ding Emanuel

I have been wondering how long it would take before immigration reform (actually, the failure of anything to take place on that issue) would become an issue in the municipal elections continue reading »

One Cool Collected Rahm Twitter and One that Really Tweets Rahm’s Thoughts

One twitter is real tweets and one is an imposter ..The real @RahmEmanuel has just more than 6,000 Twitter followers, while the imposter @MayorEmanuel breezed past 20,000 this week. continue reading »

Migual del Valle Votes in Logan Square, Emanuel in West Chicago

The first day of early voting saw two of the Mayoral candidates cast vote for themselves in their respective communities. continue reading »

JUST IN: Supreme Court Rules 7-0 for Rahm, He Remains on the Ballot for Chicago Mayor

The Illinois Supreme Court has rendered their decision on Rahm Emanuel’s ability to be on the Chicago Mayoral ballot for the February 22, 2011. continue reading »

Illinois Supreme Court Takes Rahm’s Case

The Illinois Supreme court issued an order Tuesday saying it would take up the dispute over whether Rahm Emanuel meets the state requirement that a candidate for Mayoral office live in a municipality for a year prior to an election, according to court spokesman Joseph Tybor. continue reading »