07 Mar 2011

Interim CPS chief digs in but hasn’t talked to Emanuel

CPS chief Terry Mazany doesn’t expect to be in charge long, but he’s reversing predecessor Ron Huberman and leaving Rahm Emanuel a new education planChicago Public Schools chief Terry Mazany will complete his 100th day in office this week, a milestone…

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05 Mar 2011

New police union head wants more cops

New Fraternal Order of Police President Michael Shields hopes to press Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to protect police officers’ pensions and “hold his feet to the fire” on a campaign pledge to hire more cops.

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03 Mar 2011

Emanuel: Political group should reveal donors

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel called on a secretly funded political group Thursday to disclose the names of donors behind its efforts to elect a pro-business, pro-Emanuel City Council.

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03 Mar 2011

Rahm Emanuel to meet with President Obama

Rahm Emanuel plans to return to the White House on Friday morning, his first visit since he was elected mayor of Chicago on Feb. 22. He’s scheduled to meet in the Oval Office with his former boss, President Barack Obama, and plans to spend some time w…

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03 Mar 2011

Emanuel wants new police superintendent by May

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said today he hopes to have his City Hall team, including a new police superintendent and Chicago Public Schools CEO, in place when he’s sworn in May 16. Retired Chicago Police Superintendent Terry Hillard returned as the depa…

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03 Mar 2011

Emanuel calls for disclosure of allies’ secret fund

Rahm Emanuel said today a secretly funded political group trying to help pro-Emanuel aldermen get elected to the City Council should disclose the names of its contributors.

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03 Mar 2011

Young author group abuzz over @MayorEmanuel

News spread quickly after Dan Sinker, the man behind the wildly popular Twitter account @MayorEmanuel, announced Young Chicago Authors as the charity of his choice to receive a $5,000 donation from Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel.

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03 Mar 2011

Emanuel allies’ secret fund

Aligned with mayor-elect, pro-business group spends big in City CouncilA secretly funded political group aligned with Rahm Emanuel has donated more than $445,000 to aldermanic candidates to help the mayor-elect in a high-stakes battle over control of …

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