Rahm Emanuel is an American politician. He worked on the Chicago congressional campaign for David Robinson, earning a reputation for tenacious fundraising, and went on to hold several more political positions, including U. InEmanuel was elected mayor of Chicago, succeeding Richard Daley.
Out of all of the possible locations for a sudden, unprovoked hate crime targeting a gay black man, he picked downtown Chicago. Out of all the possible nights to fake a hateful attack, he picked the coldest evening in Chicago in three decades. Perhaps it fits, then, that Smollett would get off the hook in what appears to be one of the most transparent cases of prosecutorial misconduct in recent memory.
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A member of the Democratic Partyhe previously served as the 23rd White House Chief of Staff from toand as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Chicago between and Working early in his career in Democratic politics, Emanuel was appointed as director of the finance committee for Bill Clinton 's presidential campaign. Inhe joined the Clinton Administrationwhere he served as the assistant to the president for political affairs and as the Senior Advisor to the President for policy and strategy before resigning, in
CHICAGO — President-elect Barack Obama is poised to move swiftly to reverse actions that President Bush took using executive authority, and his transition team is reviewing limits on stem cell research and the expansion of oil and gas drilling, among other issues, members of the team said Sunday. As Mr. Obama prepared to make his first post-election visit to the White House on Monday, his advisers were compiling a list of policies that could be reversed by the executive powers of the new president.
And 60 Other Protagonists And Observers. All presidencies are historic. The president still managed to get a ridiculous amount done, advancing an unusually progressive agenda.
In her free moments between working with law students at the University of Chicago, serving on corporate boards and making speaking appearances, Obama family friend Valerie Jarrett interviewed her mother, daughter and other close relatives about her childhood memories and pivotal moments in her life and career. It was through those conversations and reflections that Jarrett was able to focus in on what lessons from her past led her to success and happiness, she said. I wanted to tell stories I thought had broader meaning and were most profound to me.
Mel Reynolds, a local congressman, was facing charges of sexual assault of a sixteen-year-old campaign volunteer. He eventually resigned his seat. The looming vacancy set off a fury of ambition and hustle; several politicians, including a state senator named Alice Palmer, an education expert of modest political skills, prepared to enter the congressional race.
The president has packed his economic team with Wall Street insiders intent on turning the bailout into an all-out giveaway. Barack Obama ran for president as a man of the people, standing up to Wall Street as the global economy melted down in that fateful fall of He pushed a tax plan to soak the rich, ripped NAFTA for hurting the middle class and tore into John McCain for supporting a bankruptcy bill that sided with wealthy bankers "at the expense of hardworking Americans. What inspired supporters who pushed him to his historic win was the sense that a genuine outsider was finally breaking into an exclusive club, that walls were being torn down, that things were, for lack of a better or more specific term, changing.