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  • 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...