Appeals Court Says Rahm Emanuel Shouldn't Be On Ballot In Chicago

January 24, 2011

Mark Memmott

"Rahm Emanuel was thrown off the ballot for mayor of Chicago today by an appellate court panel, a stunning blow to the fund-raising leader in the race," the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

The Tribune is on the story as well.

Emanuel, a former congressman from Chicago who was President Obama's chief of staff until late last year, is expected to appeal to Illinois' Supreme Court.

The legal issue is whether he remained a resident of the city while working in the White House.

Frank will have much more on this over at It's All Politics. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.