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  1. ChicagoSneed: Rauner has called Wilson to lobby for Rahm - twiceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Sneed hears Gov. Bruce Rauner has called former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson asking him to endorse Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Sneed hears Gov. Bruce Rauner has called former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson twice to encourage him to endorse Mayor Rahm Emanuel in April's runoff election.

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  2. Emanuel, Garcia face key tests in runoff voteRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Campaigning for the mayoral election at the Lunar New Year Parade are Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia behind him. African Americans carried Emanuel to victory four years ago on the conviction that he was "somebody that somebody sent."

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  3. Chicago 'Black Site' 'Not First Time' Anti-Terror Tactics Allegedly Used On AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Switched

    JULY 09: Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy listens as Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a press conference in the Englewood neighborhood on July 9, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The mayor announced an initiative to identify, secure, or demolish vacant buildings in the city to prevent gangs from using them as gathering places.

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  4. Even If Chicago 'Black Site' Story Is A Stretch, It Stirred Up Bad MemoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    There are plenty of possible explanations behind Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's failure to get enough votes in Tuesday's election to avoid a runoff. His tenure has been plagued by gang violence.

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  5. Late-arriving ballots put Ald. Mell out of runoff zone for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... polls closed Tuesday, Mell was at 49.59 percent with 3,932 votes. She is trying to hold onto the seat Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed her to fill when her father, old school Northwest Side political operator Dick Mell, retired in 2013. Since then, Deb ...

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  6. From the desk of... Reversing course in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... not swallowed by pensions. Chicago's parlous fiscal condition also gives Rauner leverage with his friend Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who has leverage with many Democratic legislators. An Illinois governor (Adlai Stevenson) once said, “Cleanliness is ...

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  7. Nope, I'm good.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Kos

    This photo is starting to whirl around Chicago like a sheet of blowing snow and with similar chilling effect, one hopes, on Rahm Emanuel's reelection chances. H/T and thanks to a good friend on Facebook who works for MoveOn.org.

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  8. Rahm's Re-Election Nightmare: Chicago's Bond Rating Lowered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Advance Indiana

    This cannot be good news has Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a run-off election with Cook Co. Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on April 7. Moody's Investor Service downgraded the city's bond rating to Baa2 with a negative outlook because of the city's inability to rein in the soaring cost of its workers' pensions.

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  9. NewsEmanuel creates new deputy chief's position to "cement" community policingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will appear today at news conference with Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy at which the mayor will announce he is creating a new deputy chief's position that will be in charge of community policing efforts. Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday created a new position - deputy chief of community policing - to "further cement" a program that his challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia claims has suffered from Emanuel's failure to honor his campaign promise to hire 1,000 additional police officers.

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  10. 2/27/2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Digby

    Be A Part of The History Being Made in Chicago By Rick Perlstein Eighteen months ago, I wrote about how a hydra-headed protest movement against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's agenda of privatization, austerity, and authoritarian governance was changing the face of politics in the Windy City. Now, it's close to achieving a miracle: ending Rahm Emanuel's political career once and for all.

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  11. Mayoral candidates agree to 3 debates ahead of runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KFVS12

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia have agreed to three televised debates ahead of the April runoff election. Emanuel is seeking a second term, but wasn't able to capture an outright majority during the election earlier this week.

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  12. Is Liberalism Exhausted?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Real Clear Politics

    ... the GOP is stronger today than any point since the 1920s. If you still think Obama has generous coattails, ask Rahm Emanuel for a second opinion. The president is unbowed, of course. He's unilaterally using - and abusing - the powers of his office ...

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  13. Chicago downgradedRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    In a blow to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, one of the major bond-rating services today downgraded Chicago's credit to just two levels above junk, saying the city has not been able to adequately control the soaring cost of worker pensions. In a statement, Moody's Investors Service moved city debt to Baa2 from Baa1, and kept the city on a negative outlook.

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  14. Chuy looks back on his (mostly) sunny election dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Reader

    ... polls were uncertain on the prospects of a runoff. They had Garcia finishing a distant second to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, with Garcia capturing perhaps 25 percent of the vote in the field of five. Garcia's political director, Clem Balanoff, was hoping ...

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  15. Moody's downgrades Chicago's debt ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... of step with the other rating agencies, ignoring the progress that has been achieved," a spokeswoman for Mayor Rahm Emanuel , Kelley Quinn, said in a statement. "However, what we can agree with Moody's about is that the city continues to face ...

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  16. Mayoral candidates to debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and mayoral challenger and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in January. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia are headed for a series of one-on-one debates as the Chicago mayor's race comes down to a six-week sprint to a runoff election.

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  17. Poll finds Emanuel near 50%; undecided voters breaking toward RahmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Illinoisreview

    ... - Chicago Retail Merchants Association (CRMA) has released findings from a poll indicating Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is at or over the 50% required to win the Chicago mayoral election were the election to be held today. The poll results find ...

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  18. Distinctions With Few DifferencesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Glittering Eye

    But perhaps the biggest difference between the two candidates - and the greatest current divide in the Democratic Party - is on economic matters. Emanuel has focused on bread-and-butter issues familiar to any successful mayor: cutting red tape and costs for small businesses, promoting tourism, attracting well-paying jobs.

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  19. Mayoral candidates agree to 3 debates ahead of runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Herald

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia have agreed to three televised debates ahead of the April runoff election. Emanuel is seeking a second term, but wasn't able to capture an outright majority during the election earlier this week.

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  20. What the 2015 Elections Can Tell UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... of American politics. Already underway is the Chicago mayor's race, a contest in which Democratic incumbent Rahm Emanuel has long been the heavy favorite. Yet even with his huge financial advantage and the active support of Chicago's own Barack ...

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