As opponents hope for runoff, Emanuel aims for victory in Chicago
February 22nd, 2011
07:50 AM ET
3 years ago

As opponents hope for runoff, Emanuel aims for victory in Chicago

Chicago (CNN) - When Rahm Emanuel entered the race to succeed Richard Daley as mayor of Chicago in November, he was far from the front-runner.

Despite the fact that he was a native of the city, served three terms as a congressman and was chief of staff to President Barack Obama and a key aide to President Bill Clinton, he was not well-known to much of the population.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. T'sah from Virginia

    Rahm will win – with no runoff – and for those who did not know him – especially after serving under President Obama – are living under a rock!!!

    February 22, 2011 08:33 am at 8:33 am |
  2. STEVE RAYMOND

    chicago can have this worm..............its business as usual

    February 22, 2011 10:07 am at 10:07 am |
  3. Fair is Fair

    Meh... Chicago. May the best crook win.

    February 22, 2011 10:46 am at 10:46 am |