All Articles on Rahm Emanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel listens to a speaker during a press conference on March 12, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Views
How a Rahm Emanuel Appointment Would Hurt Biden and the Democrats
An appointment for the notoriously abrasive former mayor of Chicago should be of even more concern to the new administration and the Democratic Party than it is to the left.
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How Biden will govern and what he will prioritize can be read in those he chooses to serve with him. (Photo: Anthony Souffle/Zuma Press/Corbis) Views
Rahm Emanuel Doesn’t Deserve a Job in Biden’s Administration
The president-elect often speaks of this nation’s 'better angels.' The former Chicago mayor isn’t one of them.
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Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel visits WSJ at Large with Gerry Baker at Fox Business Network studios on August 1, 2019 in New York City. News
'Shameful and Concerning He Is Even Being Considered,' Says AOC as Rahm Emanuel Floated for Role in Biden Cabinet
"The thing about covering up the murder of Laquan McDonald is that it disqualifies you from holding any type of public office. Forever," said Rep.-elect Cori Bush.
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Activists hold signs calling for a Green New Deal Views
Coronavirus Class Politics: Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste
The crisis can lead to a more fair and just society.
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Chris Christie and Rahm Emanuel share a laugh during a segment attacking Medicare for All on ABC's "This Week." News
Progressives Explode After ABC Panel Featuring Chris Christie and Rahm Emanuel Launches Attack on Medicare For All
"Those willing to make the most specious claims do seem to get booked most frequently."
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Andre Vasquez, who just won the seat for alderman in Chicago's 40th Ward News
Socialist Surge: DSA-Backed Candidates Nab Wins in Chicago Election
"Political observers and organizers should take these victories as a lesson"
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With Lori Lightfoot's 'Historic, Hopeful Victory' in Chicago Mayoral Race, Progressives Vow to Hold Her Accountable
"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."
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Progressive Caucus Rips DCCC Attack on Primary Challengers as 'Slap in the Face of Democratic Voters'
"If this policy remains in place, it will mean that we will not allow new Ayanna Pressleys or AOCs to emerge," said Rep. Ro Khanna
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In pure math, Obama’s tenure was a boon to the GOP—Democrats lost their big majorities in the US House and Senate and nearly 1,000 state legislative seats, while the 50 governorships shifted from a strong Democratic margin to strong Republican majority.(Photo: @THR/Twitter) Views
Let’s Not Restore or Mythologize Obama
Obama’s tenure paved the way for the rise of Trump
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Gentrification, School Closings, and Displacement in Chicago
A former Chicago public school teacher sees school closings as part of a deliberate effort to push African Americans out of newly desirable areas so white families can move in
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