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Tag: Rahm Emanuel
January 9, 2014 | 3:34 pm
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Chi-town mayor Rahm Emanuel had some fun at Taste of Chicago. (Please try your best to ignore the videographer's vertical recording faux pas.)
What do you think of the Jewish mayor's subtle dance moves? We give him a 5 ... You can do better, Mr. Emanuel.
May 29, 2013 | 3:38 pm
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October 28, 2012 | 1:07 am
The West must pressure the entire Arab world, from Syria to Saudi Arabia, to adopt a model of a free society, writes Natan Sharansky in the Washington Post.
Have the horrors being perpetrated in Syria, let alone the dismal...
February 22, 2012 | 10:11 am
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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...
February 22, 2011 | 8:05 pm
February 22, 2011 | 6:29 pm
American Friends of The Hebrew University’s (AFHU) Western Region hosted the Annual Leadership Education Forum (ALEF) at the Skirball Cultural Center on Jan.16, with former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel as the keynote speaker.
From left: Western Region President Mark...
February 15, 2011 | 10:07 am
Flyers with anti-Semitic messages directed against Chicago mayoral front-runner Rahm Emanuel were distributed on a train line that runs through the city.
The flyer, distributed at a Chicago Transit Authority Red Line station, shows a silhouette of Emanuel and reads: “I will run...
January 27, 2011 | 6:35 pm
When Thomas L. Kilbride, the chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, studied the legal briefs in the case over Rahm Emanuel’s eligibility to run for mayor, the name of one lawyer involved in the residency dispute should have been familiar to Mr. Kilbride:...
January 27, 2011 | 6:22 pm
From the Chicago Tribune:
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that Rahm Emanuel can stay on the ballot for mayor of Chicago, saying in a unanimous decision that he meets the state’s residency requirements despite spending most of the last year as White House chief of staff.
January 25, 2011 | 2:41 pm
January 24, 2011 | 12:00 pm
January 4, 2011 | 3:00 pm
NYTIMES: Rahm Emanuel cleared another hurdle in his bid for mayor of Chicago on Tuesday when a Cook County judge agreed with the city’s election board that his name should appear on the ballot.
The judge, Mark J. Ballard, upheld the election board’s decision that Mr. Emanuel met...
July 9, 2009 | 3:01 pm
March 17, 2009 | 10:32 pm
So far, I think Obama has done a tremendous job as president. He has now gotten two hugely important bills through Congress, the stimulus package and the budget, and has made signal efforts to open up stem-cell research and to overturn various ill-advised Bush orders and policies. ...
December 11, 2008 | 1:27 am
November 14, 2008 | 12:41 am
Last week, when Rahm Emanuel was appointed Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff, interest in his brother, Hollywood ‘superagent’ Ari Emanuel, surged. I spoke with Aaron Sorkin, one of Emanuel’s most loyal clients and creator of “The West Wing” from his nest at the Four Seasons in New York....
November 13, 2008 | 1:03 am
November 10, 2008 | 7:43 pm
CSPAN rebroadcast a roast from 2005 where Barack Obama takes on his future White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel
November 6, 2008 | 9:32 pm
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January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm
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