BLITZER'S BLOG: Sitting down with Rahm Emanuel and Bill Clinton in Chicago
June 29th, 2011
02:58 PM ET
3 years ago

BLITZER'S BLOG: Sitting down with Rahm Emanuel and Bill Clinton in Chicago

Chicago (CNN) - I've covered Rahm Emanuel for many years – going back to 1992 when he was a young political aide to then-Governor Bill Clinton who was running for President.

He later joined President Clinton at the White House before heading back to his native Chicago to make some money in the financial investment business. After that, he came back to Washington as a congressman and remained as President Barack Obama's first White House Chief of Staff. But I must say I have never seen him as enthusiastic and excited as he is now as Mayor of Chicago.

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  1. Democrat Class Warfare - Destroying the economy, destroying the country

    I have never seen him as enthusiastic and excited as he is now as Mayor of Chicago.
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    Of course, he's the head of the most corrupt Democrat controlled city in the country. It is what all good Democrat politicians aspire to...

    June 29, 2011 03:12 pm at 3:12 pm |
  2. thomas j parker

    Americans, need to get more than serious about American and what it stands for!,We are the WORLDS poiceforce, we are and have been a thrid world country, and we give [trillions of Americam dollers to countries we pay them to like us, when countries take our money the never get it back,and hate OUR GUTS. Americans suffer at the hands of law-makes that protect themsevles, they are infested with huge amounts of money form lobbist, Justice Thomas has taken an 800 000.00 bribe fom insurance companits, this is justice?Americans are more then suffering and live in shelthers,losing there homes,cars,food etc,Jobs are so CRITICAL, but can the common indivdual cannot get a job, more education and traing takes months,Is this the America [YOU and others want to call home?

    June 29, 2011 04:29 pm at 4:29 pm |