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Hire 1,000

Remember those 1,000 cops Rahm promised? The "community" is remembering, too : Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday unleashed a familiar emotional tirade in response to the shooting of a 6-year-old Englewood girl caught in the crossfire between...Show More Summary

Actvist Ja'Mal Green Released From House Arrest, Aided By Letter From Rahm

More than a year ago, Mayor Emanuel sent Green a letter of support for Green's anti-violence activism. Since then, a lot has changed. [ more › ]

DEMOCRATS IN DISARRAY: Emanuel responds to broadside from Jesse Jackson Sr. “Mayor Rahm Emanuel on…

DEMOCRATS IN DISARRAY: Emanuel responds to broadside from Jesse Jackson Sr. “Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday vehemently denied that he sat on the Laquan McDonald shooting video until he was safely re-elected after the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. accused the mayor of a cover-up in his most blistering attack on the mayor to date.”

Amtrak and Partners Announce Design Team for Chicago Union Station

The restoration of Chicago Union Station took a significant step forward, as Amtrak, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago area transportation leaders from Metra, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)

Mix and Match Numbers

The mayor plays with the stats again, and the Sun Times gobbles up Rahm's shit like it's expensive caviar: Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday credited the potent but costly mix of police overtime, summer jobs and a preemptive gang takedown...Show More Summary

IPRA "Reform" Stalling

Rahm lurching from the property tax explosion to the police reform debacle : Mayor Rahm Emanuel can’t win, no matter what he does when it comes to restoring public trust shattered by his handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting video.That...Show More Summary

Rahm to Pay Rezko Debts?

Ben Joravsky digging where other reporters fear to tread: For the last few days I've been looking for takers on my bet that Mayor Emanuel will eventually spend about $17.4 million of your property tax dollars to pay off some of convicted felon Tony Rezko's obligations. Show More Summary

Mayor Emanuel, CTA Move Forward with South Side Transit Investment

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Deputy Mayor Andrea Zopp and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. have announced the CTA has finalized a bold, vibrant design for the new 95th Street Terminal.

No "Right" to Mayoral Detail

The judge played it exactly as it had to be : A federal judge found no politics at play Wednesday in the selection of Rahm Emanuel’s security detail after he became mayor in 2011.U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber’s ruling ended a bench trial that lasted a little more than a week. Show More Summary


Remember back in the day, to get to certain units, you had to undergo a financial background check? It was to make sure that you weren't a risk for taking money due to a bad financial situation. Now we get this: Mayor Rahm Emanuel has...Show More Summary

Museum Gone

Good riddance: During his decades in politics, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has shown strength in a number of roles.Backroom deal cutter? Check.Prolific campaign fundraiser? Definitely.Bulldozing mayor who gets his way? Most of the time.Salesman...Show More Summary

Chicago City Hall Often Fights To Keep Files Secret In Police Abuse Suits

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration routinely fights turning over information in federal civil rights lawsuits against Chicago police officers, often leaving a judge to step in and order the city to disclose potential evidence, a Tribune...Show More Summary

Rahm's Memory Loss

So sad to see a man in the prime of his life cut down by early onset Alzheimer's : When a group of lawyers finally got Mayor Rahm Emanuel under oath this week, he said the words “no idea” 12 times.Occasionally, he said “I don’t remember”...Show More Summary

McConnell voiding the Constitution using Rahm Emanuel playbook

Rahm Emanuel, Obama’s former Chief of Staff and the current mayor of what many consider the Murder Capitol of the U.S., once credited his success at getting unpopular legislation passed to his ability to take bad news and turn it into a tool–kind of like a hammer and sickle, if you know what I mean–to accomplish his objectives. Show More Summary

Sense Taking Hold?

Probably not. Just political posturing to make the police think things aren't that bad : Mayor Rahm Emanuel is hitting the brakes on his plan to abolish the Independent Police Review Authority to solicit public input needed to “repair...Show More Summary

Understand Chicago, Understand Rising Urban Crime

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2015 file photo, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, accompanied by Interim Chicago Police Superintendent John Escalante, speaks during a news conference in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) Chicago's burgeoning violent crime epidemic has been the subject of a lot of nationwide scrutiny over the past [...]

Testify Rahm! Testify!

Can we get an "Amen?" In a rare move, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been ordered to testify in an ongoing federal trial over a lawsuit filed by eight Chicago police officers who say they were dumped from the mayor's security detail for political...Show More Summary

9.5 Fingers, No Balls

He's a runt and a bully, so this shouldn't have been a surprise : Former Chicago police Supt. Garry McCarthy wasn’t too impressed with how Mayor Rahm Emanuel handled his firing in December, apparently criticizing the mayor’s manhood — or lack thereof — in an email.Emanuel announced McCarthy’s ouster on Dec. Show More Summary

Mayor tries to sink CHA accountability ordinance that would force him to share power

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his allies on the City Council have effectively quashed a Chicago Housing Authority accountability ordinance meant to preserve the total number of public housing units in the city, grant the council some oversight of the agency, and affect future and ongoing public housing developments, including the redevelopment of the Lathrop Homes. …

Remember - Broke

The city has no money! Chicago is transforming a former industrial site into a 40-acre bike park that officials say will be the first of its kind in the Midwest.Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Michael Kelly, the Chicago Park District’s superintendent,...Show More Summary

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