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Rahm Emanuel elected mayor of Chicago

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected as mayor of Chicago on Tuesday. Emanuel, who will be succeeding the retiring Richard Daley, won over fifty percent of the vote with 86 percent of the precincts reporting. The famously foul-mouthed Emanuel, 51, has been the clear front-runner in…

Obama announces Emanuel’s exit as chief of staff

Obama praises Emanuel as he quits chief of staff’s job, making way for Pete Rouse as interim President Barack Obama has formally announced the departure of his chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, praising him as “extraordinarily well-qualified” for his new challenge — a run for mayor of Chicago. Emanuel stood…