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Rahm: 'We Will Prevail'

But court defeat has invigorated Emanuel's opponents

(Newser) - For someone who just got kicked off the Chicago mayoral ballot , Rahm Emanuel is sounding pretty optimistic, saying that despite the setback, he's confident of winning his appeal in the state's highest court. "I have no doubt that in the end we will prevail in this effort," Emanuel... More »

Moseley Braun Also Tells Bill Clinton to Butt Out

She and Rep. Danny Davis don't want him helping Rahm Emanuel

(Newser) - Things continue to get nice and contentious in the Chicago mayor's race: Today, mayoral hopeful Carol Moseley Braun added her own stern warning to Bill Clinton not to campaign for his old pal Rahm Emanuel. The former senator says Clinton will risk his relations with the black community if he... More »

Rahm Begins Polling to Test Mayoral Run

Obama chief of staff also gets his Chicago pals involved

(Newser) - Rahm Emanuel is taking his first tangible steps toward an expected run for the Chicago mayor's seat. His longtime pollster has begun surveying city residents, reports Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times . "Sources told me that polling calls for Emanuel were being made over the weekend and that Emanuel... More »

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