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Rahm Emanuel is Chicago’s Next Mayor

Congratulations to Rahm Emanuel, who will be the next mayor of Chicago.

Emanuel won yesterday’s election with just over 55% of the vote — a margin big enough to avoid a runoff in April. He’ll take office on May 16th, becoming the city’s 46th mayor, first Jewish mayor, and (we’re guessing) first mayor missing a finger.

Emanuel’s resume now includes U.S. Congressman (2003-09), White House Chief of Staff (2009-10), and Mayor of Chicago (2011-33).

Just joshing about the 2033 part.  But the mayor he’s replacing, Richard Daley, has been in office for 22 years.

Now see a nostalgic photo of Rahm Emanuel in the Oval Office >>

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