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24 min ago | Chicago Tribune

Emanuel wants Chicago to shelter young immigrants

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is set to aggressively expand the amount of shelter available to children apprehended at the southern U.S. border, with plans to house as many as 1,000 additional young immigrants in Chicago by the end of this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

2 hrs ago | Newsalert

Why Isn't Rahm Emanuel In Jail For Accounting Fraud? Freddie Mac...

Flashback to 2011. Chicago Now : Several hours ago, Rahm Emanuel was asked about Gery Chico's charge that when Emanuel was informed of scandal on the Freddie Mac board, he sat on his hands and took the cash.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Mayor Defends Controversial School Budget Moves

Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended the Chicago Public Schools' use of what some would call a fiscal "gimmick" to balance its $6.8 billion budget for next school year.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

7 hrs ago | Government Executive

Koch Brothers Firm Threatens to Sue Chicago

A company controlled by conservative industrialists Charles and David Koch might sue Chicago if it does not receive variances from the city's Department of Public Health to leave piles of dirty petroleum coke uncovered for the next four years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

11 hrs ago | USA Today

Unlimited money swamps mayors' races

Unlimited money swamps mayors' races From Newark to San Diego, super PAC spending hits local races -- with mixed results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

12 hrs ago | News Max

Chicago Gun Violence Hurts 'Rahmbo' Re-Election Fight

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in danger of losing his job as the number of shooting fatalities mount in the Windy City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Illinois Chicago

15 hrs ago | Switched

Gun Violence May Cost America's Most Famous Mayor His Job

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel listens to speakers during a press conference December 20, 2012, in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Illinois Chicago

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

One of the worlda s wealthiest men has a unilaterallya filed for divorce from his financier wife

When one of the world's richest financiers "unilaterally" files for divorce from his high-profile wife, who has a hedge fund of her own, it's bound to get interesting.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Publishing, Media, Forbes, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Mitt Romney

Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

Emanuel OK with Daley skipping Park Grill testimony

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that he is OK with former Mayor Richard M. Daley not testifying in the Park Grill trial, but at the same time lobbed some criticism, saying taxpayers were taken advantage of during Daley's time in office.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Cops: Gang member fired 'without care,' hit girl at sleepover

As they prepared to bury 11-year-old Shamiya Adams - killed last week by a stray bullet - family members were relieved to hear Thursday that murder charges had been filed against the alleged shooter.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Business Journal

Chicago Transit Authority looking to create jobs via $2 billion rail car project

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has rethought the way the Chicago Transit Authority will bid out a $2 billion rail car order.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

CNews

Chicago teen charged in murder of girl at pajama party

CHICAGO A Chicago teen was arrested and charged with the murder of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet at a sleepover last Friday, the state attorney's office said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Chicago Tribune

Integrys to introduce new rate structure this fall

Integrys Energy Services is switching Chicagoans to a new rate structure meant to reward customers who use less energy than others.

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Related Topix: Integrys Energy, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

CBS Local

Wagusepack: Mayor 'Needs To Take The Lead' On Red Light Camera Problems

A frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was applauding his actions, if not his words, in the wake of a Chicago Tribune report finding thousands of erroneous red light tickets might have been issued during mysterious spikes in citations.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Red light camera insider: I testified about secret meeting

A former employee of the company that launched Chicago's red light cameras testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury investigating bribery allegations, and he said he recounted a secret meeting atop the John Hancock Center and even answered questions about yellow light times at city intersections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

NBC Chicago

Opinion: What Bruce Rauner's Uber Love Means For Illinois

When Bruce Rauner professed his love for Uber on Tuesday, calling for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would impose heavy regulations upon the rapidly growing ride-share start-up, his gushing message signaled progress for the youthful tech-innovation crowd and potential doom for the taxi industry.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Rick Perry, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Chicago Reader

Mayor Rahm doles out some goodies to Hyde Park and Kenwood

I used to hear west-side politicians tell stories about how the winos on skid row would take booze from precinct captains in exchange for a promise to vote the Democratic line.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Chicago, IL

Newsalert

Rahm Emanuel's Red Light Scheme to Rip Off Drivers: The Chicago Tribune Editorial

The Chicago Tribune reports: Some Chicago aldermen are calling for an investigation into the city's highly suspect red light camera system.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

News Max

Emanuel's Mayoral Fortunes Rapidly Declining in Chicago

Even before the gun violence this weekend that took the lives of at least 4 people in a reported 40 shooting incidents, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in political hot water.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Government Executive

Former Mayor's Name Lingers All Over Boston

It's hard to deny that Thomas M. Menino, a larger-than-life figure in Boston politics who served as mayor for 20 years, left his stamp on the city.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell

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