Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wants To Challenge Your Premise

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Jennie Josephson/Marketplace
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Jennie Josephson/Marketplace

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wants To Challenge Your Premise

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Rahm Emanuel likes to talk. The two-term mayor of Chicago and former White House Chief of Staff to President Obama spoke to us at length about everything from populism to immigration. He told us that Chicago is a “welcoming” city, not a sanctuary city. He’s got a special chair and some sharp words for “Mr. Moody’s Doom and Gloom,” otherwise known as Kai Ryssdal. Plus, Emanuel takes the longest pause ever to answer our Make Me Smart Question.

Join our book club with our first official Make Me Smart book selection, “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion” which was suggested by Scott Weinman.