A member of the Democratic Party , he previously served as the 23rd White House Chief of Staff from to , and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Chicago between and Working early in his career in Democratic politics, Emanuel was appointed as director of the finance committee for Bill Clinton 's presidential campaign. In , he joined the Clinton administration , where he served as the assistant to the president for political affairs and as the Senior Advisor to the President for policy and strategy. In , Emanuel ran for the seat in the U. House of Representatives vacated by Rod Blagojevich , who resigned to become governor of Illinois. Emanuel won the first of three terms representing Illinois's 5th congressional district , a seat he held from to
Rahm Emanuel Wiki: Young, Photos, Ethnicity & Gay or Straight - Entertainmentwise
Yeah, thats really freaking obvious the guy is gay, he was a ballet dancer and was so good at being a ballet dancer he got a scholarship to joffrey ballet, i'm just waiting for the video of him ballet dancing to get on national news, fox news, or stephen colbert show, that would be great If Rahm Emanuel can keep businesses from opening new stores in Chicago just because of the owner's religious beliefs, what's to stop every Mayor in major cities from blocking new businesses based on their own personal beliefs? It's wrong, it's illegal and it's just evil. OMG, I'm so glad someone else is asking this question! People should be who they are, and our govt should reflect ALL kinds of Americans. By the time I saw a video of him and heard that he was a wonderful ballet dancer, my gaydar's needle was spinning around and around. I hope it's not broken now.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Calls Jussie Smollett’s Dropped Charges a ‘Whitewash of Justice’
After publicly blasting the decision to drop 16 charges against embattled "Empire" star Jussie Smollett, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is considering suing the actor to recoup some of the money the city wasted on the lengthy investigation, according to reports. While the exact cost of the Smollett investigation is unknown, 24 detectives were removed from regular cases, expending up to 1, hours, overtime not included to work on the Smollett case. They also executed 50 search warrants and subpoenas for phone, social media and financial documents. During the day investigation, Chicago was also hit with at least 20 murders and sexual assaults, according to the Chicago Police Department's crime statistics.
Lori Lightfoot will bring winds of change to Chicago. The year-old recently announced her bid for mayor of the city—one of nine candidates who have declared they will run against incumbent Rahm Emanuel, President Obama's former chief of staff. If elected, Lightfoot will be the first African American woman and the first openly gay person to hold the position. What sets her apart is her lived experience as a black woman from a poor family. Lightfoot rose to prominence in the Windy City in , one year after the tragic killing of Laquan McDonald , a black man shot 16 times by white police officer Jason Van Dyke.