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  • Rahm Emanuel reelected mayor of Chicago

    April 8, 2015 | 9:21 am

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won reelection in a runoff.

    Emanuel, a former chief of staff for President Barack Obama, handily led challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, 56 percent to 44 percent, with 73 percent of the vote tallied when The Associated Press called the race on Tuesday...

  • Rahm Emanuel elected mayor of Chicago

    February 23, 2011 | 8:43 am

    Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago.

    Emanuel garnered 55 percent of the vote in a five-way race on Tuesday, becoming the city’s first Jewish mayor.

    The election was the first time in 20 years that incumbent Mayor Richard Daley did not appear...

  • Rahm Emanuel Wins Chicago Mayor’s Race: Outright Victory Means No Runoff

    February 22, 2011 | 8:05 pm

    From HuffingtonPost.com:

    Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of the nation’s third-largest city as it prepares to chart a new course without the retiring Richard M. Daley.

    With 86...