Rahm Emanuel will be allowed to have his name on the February ballot to run for Chicago mayor.Thursday morning, the Chicago Board of Election unanimously gave its approval to allow Emanuel on the ballot.Several objectors say Emanuel's political clout played a role in the decision, but Burt Odelson,
Rahm Emanuel says if he becomes mayor, he’d encourage city employees to get healthier. He says that could save the city millions of dollars. Emanuel says he’d tailor a new city wellness program on ones run by companies like Johnson & Johnson.
This week on our political podcast "The Best Game in Town," we talk with NPR's David Schaper, Democratic political strategist Kitty Kurth, and the Chicago Sun-Times' Laura Washington about mayoral forums, and the dominating political news item this week: Rahm's residency.
What a week in news! Everyone is putting their best work forward this week, so we can phone it in for the rest of the month.Take a long look. Yep, city stickers cost that much. Sure, take a picture with your phone. That'll help.
Updated at: 6:55 a.m. on 12/17/2010Testimony has wrapped up in the hearings over Rahm Emanuel's eligibility to run for Chicago mayor.The lead attorney trying to kick former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel off the ballot doesn't think it's a slam dunk case.
Rahm Emanuel's wife will not have to testify in the hearings over whether Emanuel is eligible to run for Chicago mayor. Some objectors to Emanuel's candidacy submitted subpoenas to hear testimony from Amy Rule, Emanuel's wife.