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Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that the City will look to persuade Apple to build its newly announced campus in Chicago. The tech giant and hire 20,000 workers over the next five years, pledging $350 billion toward the effort. "Apple's roots in Chicago are deep," Emanuel said at a news conference ...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was heckled on Friday while he was trying to convince University of Michigan students to move to the Windy City. Speaking at the University of Michigan on the apparent benefits of life in the Chi post-graduation, Emanuel's storied poise was dealt a blow by protesters scornful ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel headed to the University of Michigan on Friday to pitch students on the benefits of moving to Chicago after graduation, only to face hecklers opposed to his plan to spend $95 million on a new West Side police training academy. In a short video posted to twitter, Emanuel is onstage ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel may have finally picked up an A-list re-election foe, one who's as well-known in local politics as him: former gubernatorial hopeful and Chicago public schools chief Paul Vallas. In a phone interview, Vallas said he's "seriously considering" running for mayor in 2019. Sign up for the ...
With Mayor Rahm Emanuel looking on from his perch at the front of council chambers, aldermen criticized and cajoled, trying to build support or stoke opposition among colleagues on the issue of giving Presence Health a $5.6 million tax subsidy to help pay for its downtown corporate headquarters.
Chicago -- Former Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has launched a website and scheduled a campaign fundraiser for next month as he continues to take steps toward challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel next year. The native New Yorker, who ran the Chicago police Department for more ...

Chicago principals association President Troy LaRaviere has filed the paperwork to launch a campaign to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2019. The move had been expected after LaRaviere first told the Chicago Tribune in November that he would challenge Emanuel. Creating the Troy for Chicago ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, interviewed former White House colleague David Axelrod for Emanuel's podcast. (Chicago Tribune). Kim JanssenChicago Tribune. Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't like to be publicly reminded that he grew up on the North Shore. But when he's being ribbed by a close pal like David Axelrod, ...
Garry McCarthy is planning to hold a fundraiser next month for a potential challenge to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but McCarthy says his mind isn't yet set on taking the plunge. McCarthy served as the city's top cop between 2011 and 2015 and was ousted by Emanuel after the release of the Laquan McDonald ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel stopped by the Steve Cochran Show for the first time in 2018. He covered everything from the city, both the issues that plague us as well as great things happening like the Whole Foods distribution center in Pullman. Audio Player.
Jorge Ramirez, President of the Chicago Federation of Labor, in 2015. File Photo. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times. Fran Spielman · @fspielman | email. Sign-Up for our Newsletter Sign-Up. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has locked in labor peace through the 2019 mayoral election with 10,000 unionized city workers in the ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday called Democratic governor candidate Chris Kennedy's claim that the mayor is making Chicago "whiter" and wealthier a "hallucinatory" insult. Emanuel said he's "looking forward to ideas, not insults" in his first public comments since Kennedy on Wednesday accused him of ...
(Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune). Kim JanssenContact ReporterChicago Tribune. Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia endorsed Chris Kennedy for governor back in September -- and he has a well-known history with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whom he forced into a 2015 runoff election. So it was more a ...
Democratic governor candidate Chris Kennedy on Wednesday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of leading a "strategic gentrification plan" aimed at forcing African-Americans and other minorities out of Chicago to make the city "whiter" and wealthier. "I believe that black people are being pushed out of ...
As a result, the streets erupted in protest, and some thought Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on his way out. Now, however, members from certain communities are singing a different tune. CBS 2 Political reporter Derrick Blakley looked at Emanuel's resurrection, and how he managed to pull it off. In 2015 ...
Maybe if Mayor Rahm Emanuel spent less time on late night talk shows attacking President Donald Trump, he'd have more time to manage city business, including preventing embarrassing public reversals of politically ill-advised litigation against the estate of a slain teenager. While the lawsuit may have ...
Rahm Emanuel appeared Tuesday on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" and wowed the host and audience with his rabid anti-Trump rhetoric. Perhaps jealous of his famous Hollywood power-agent brother, Ari Emanuel, Rahm giddily joined the cacophony of late-night TV anti-Trump snark and, unknowingly, ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will get a brief break from his troubles in Chicago thanks to a star in the vast constellation of brother Ari Emanuel. When news broke that Emanuel will go to New York to be a guest on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Monday, I couldn't help but immediately suspect Colbert is ...
In this Jan. 15, 2017, file photo Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a news conference in Chicago. Chicago will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the federal government to withhold public safety grants from so-called ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Record Breaking Tourism Numbers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that the city has reached a goal of attracting 55 million yearly visitors two years ahead of schedule. The number of visitors to the city was up by 1.5 million in 2017, a 2.5 percent increase over ...
Chicago (WBBM Newsradio) -- Looking back on 2017, we saw Mayor Rahm Emanuel all but announce his bid for another term in office, and we also saw movement from a possible high-profile opponent. As the mayor ramps up his re-election campaign, we're hearing more and more about a possible ...
In his first six years in office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel made nearly $2.2 million, an average income of about $365,000 per year, according to newly released tax returns from the mayor. About $1.1 million of Emanuel's income has come from his $216,000-per-year salary as mayor, and he has made an ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel visits a unit during the opening of the Trianon Lofts in Chicago's Woodlawn neighbor Tuesday Nov. 7, 2017.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel typically doesn't like it when reporters bring up his family members, but after Wednesday's City Council meeting, he put ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump of "pointing fingers" at Chicago, instead of leading on gun control after the ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday dismissed an alderman's criticism of a city-sponsored report on the taxi and ride-sharing industries, and ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel reported receiving another $84,900 in political contributions late Monday, and the largest of the bunch was an $11,100 ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to build a new police and fire training facility on the West Side advanced Monday. (Nancy Stone / Chicago ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former President Bill Clinton are shown at the 2012 announcement of the Infrastructure Trust. | Sun-Times file photo.
... former director of White House political affairs Minyon Moore; former chief domestic policy adviser Bruce Reed, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, ...
Ald. Anthony Beale, 9th, a leading advocate of fingerprinting Uber drivers, says a study commissioned by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's ...
"Lee, I love you, but this is really, totally irrelevant," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in response to The Intercept's question about the ...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has put together $2.25 billion in subsidies to entice Bezos to open shop in the Windy City. Meanwhile, he's ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2018 budget calls for ramping up the number of parking tickets the city issues on weekends in a bid to bring in an ...
Today is the last day for cities to bid on placement of the upcoming Amazon HQ2. Mayor Rahm Emanuel tells John how he promoted Chicago ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks following an announcement by Gov. Bruce Rauner on Oct. 19, 2017, for plans for the Discovery Partners Institute ...
A $1.10-a-month increase in the 911 phone tax will help pay for the 2018 spending plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel will present Wednesday, and a ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel presides over the Chicago City Council on ... far more likely to be part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new spending plan.
The mayor's 2018 budget will add five more rodent control crews--for a total of 30--and provide $500,000 in additional funding to purchase ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to try to save tens of millions of dollars on borrowing passed the City Council easily Wednesday, but not before ...
A few weeks ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sat down at an expansive, polished conference table across from 72-year-old Claude Lamb, who a ...
Contrast that with an announcement Tuesday from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel touting the 53rd tower crane erected in the Windy City this ...
Chicago's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, thinks his city has an edge in one particular part of the startup scene: health tech. healthcare technology is a ...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has put together $2.25 billion in subsidies to entice Bezos to open shop in the Windy City. Meanwhile, he's ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2018 budget plan will include $24 million in new money for police training changes and community policing ...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the county and state would join him in an "all hands on deck approach" to try to lure Amazon's second ...
... comes or not, the redeveloped Old Main Post Office will deliver a big boost to the city's economy, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday.
Contrast that with an announcement Tuesday from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel touting the 53rd tower crane erected in the Windy City this ...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will continue the court fight with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over whether the federal government can require ...
There may be a number of Chicago officials condemning two Black city police officers whose photo of them kneeling in protest went viral, but ...


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