Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has been elected mayor of Chicago and will succeed the retiring Richard Daley.Emanuel called his victory "humbling" and "most gratifying." He also thanked Daley for his lifetime of service to the city.
Ever since Rahm Emanuel won the legal right to be on the Chicago mayoral ballot, it was pretty much a given that he would win the majority of votes when Election Day rolled around, which was Tuesday.So the question behind whatever suspense was left was, would Emanuel be able to win the 50 percent of
Updated At: 11:00 p.m. There were a number of tight North Side aldermanic contests, with runoffs to follow in April. Among the highlights are a virtual tie in the 46th Ward race to replace retiring Ald. Helen Schiller, and 83-year-old Ald.