The A story: Ah, the Chicago mayoral election is over. Now, transition-gate can begin! Last week, former Illinois State Representative Judy Erwin was named to Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's transition team.
Here are some tidbits about Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel: He once worked at Arby’s, he volunteered as a civilian with the Israel Defense Forces and he’s a graduate of New Trier Township High School. Why is that last bit worth noting?
There’s no disputing the numbers: Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel had an overwhelming victory in an election that – while not quite as big as had been anticipated – brought a higher percentage of registered voters to the polls than any other municipal campaign since 1995.