Is Mayor Rahm Emanuel Laying The Foundation For A Third Term?

Chicago City Council Approves Police Oversight Plan
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers his new public safety plan to combat gun violence for the nation's third-largest city at the Malcolm X Community College on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Chicago. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Chicago City Council Approves Police Oversight Plan
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers his new public safety plan to combat gun violence for the nation's third-largest city at the Malcolm X Community College on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Chicago. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

Is Mayor Rahm Emanuel Laying The Foundation For A Third Term?

Last week, parts of Mayor Emanuel’s budget speech sounded like a list of the most important projects he’s set in motion in order to make Chicago safer and more fiscally sound. They’re also projects that need to succeed in order for him to be elected to a 3rd term.

Bill Ruthhart covers the mayor and city hall for the Chicago Tribune, and joins us to talk about the dots Emanuel has laid out, and how the mayor is trying to connect them to create re-election picture.