25 Mar 2011

Emanuel’s Twitter twin gets a book deal

The fake Rahm Emanuel says he’s getting his own book. Dan Sinker, the Columbia College journalism associate professor behind the satirical @mayoremanuel Twitter feed, acknowledged — via Twitter, where else? — that Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Sch…

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18 Mar 2011

Emanuel and Quinn have first official meeting

Gov. Pat Quinn and mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel held their first official meeting today, pledging to work together on a variety of issues, though neither would provide details.

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17 Mar 2011

Emanuel may go outside city for new schools CEO

Administrator in Baltimore said to be match with mayor elect’s philosophy While his handpicked education team met this week to begin figuring out how to implement Rahm Emanuel’s campaign promises to fix city schools, the mayor-elect is forging ahead t…

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16 Mar 2011

Emanuel allies back 4 more in aldermanic runoffs

A political fund aligned with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today endorsed four more candidates in next month’s City Council runoff elections, including contenders in three races the incoming mayor has decided to sit out.

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14 Mar 2011

Emanuel works on selecting Chicago’s next top cop

Rahm Emanuel is picking his way through a political obstacle course toward one of the first and biggest choices he’ll have to make as mayor — a new police superintendent to lead the department that arguably has the biggest impact on Chicagoans.

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14 Mar 2011

Chicago, airlines sign O’Hare runway deal

Feds put up more funds to speed compromise, end lawsuitThe surprise infusion of more federal money ended a stalemate on O’Hare International Airport expansion, clearing the way for Mayor Richard Daley to depart office with a partial victory and for Ma…

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11 Mar 2011

Emanuel says school fixes will take time

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is urging patience as he prepares to tackle Chicago schools, telling a room full of high school students today that he won’t be able to immediately improve things after he takes office.

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10 Mar 2011

Familiar names aid Emanuel’s transition

Emanuel committee roster has 117 people, many with links to DaleyMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has vowed to chart a new direction for Chicago, but the unveiling of his transition team completed Thursday shows the steering will be shared by many familiar ha…

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