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Rahm Emanuel: 'I would like to run for mayor' (Surprise, surprise ;)
The Hill ^ | 4-19-10 | Sean J. Miller

Posted on 04/19/2010 8:20:40 PM PDT by STARWISE

Rahm Emanuel admitted he wants to return home and run for mayor of Chicago some time in the near future.

"I hope Mayor Daley seeks reelection. I will work and support him if he seeks reelection," the White House chief of staff told PBS's Charlie Rose in an interview. "But if Mayor Daley doesn't, one day I would like to run for mayor of the city of Chicago."

He added, "That's always been an aspiration of mine even when I was in the House of Representatives."

There were conflicting reports over the last few months about whether he actually wanted to run for the Windy City's top job.

Richard Daley is set to surpass his father as the longest serving mayor if he sees out his current term, which expires next year. Some reports suggest he plans to run again, which means Emanuel would be looking at a 2015 bid.

Emanuel, a former aide to Daley, also told Rose that he no longer was interested in becoming speaker of the House.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicagoway; getouttatown; il2010; rahm; whitehouse
Whodathunk it .... NOT! Guess the heat's getting to him .. LOL. I expect it will be soon, given the tender health of Mayor Daley's wife. Rahm was still acting the ever fierce operative last night, however.

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Emanuel pitches regulatory reform at private meeting with top N.Y. investors

As President Obama prepares to deliver a speech in New York later this week that will attempt to align his administration squarely on the side of American taxpayers furious with Wall Street, his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, met privately on Sunday night with some of the city's top investors.

1 posted on 04/19/2010 8:20:40 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: onyx; penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; ...

~~Ding!

Note that the Blagojevich trial starts
in June. Hmmmmm ......


2 posted on 04/19/2010 8:21:48 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE; maggief; hoosiermama; SE Mom

AHA! I remember posting this as a prediction!
Of course, he only says “one day,” (in the future) and I meant when he left the WH.


3 posted on 04/19/2010 8:29:37 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: STARWISE

Rom Emanuelle is full of shiite. Chicago would never elect a Jewish mayor and he knows it. Louis Farrakan casts a very long shadow in that town. The Central European ethnics don’t like him and I don’t blame them.


4 posted on 04/19/2010 8:33:28 PM PDT by dennisw (It all comes 'round again --Fairport)
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To: STARWISE

“Note that the Blagojevich trial starts
in June. Hmmmmm ......”

Please pass the popcorn...


5 posted on 04/19/2010 8:37:27 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: STARWISE

He may actually have some feeling left for the nation of Israel and doesn’t like his fellow Marxofascists conspiring against it.

Well... I would think that’s possible, anyway.


6 posted on 04/19/2010 8:38:18 PM PDT by unspun (PRAY & WORK FOR FREEDOM - investigatingobama.blogspot.com)
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To: STARWISE

Just another in a long list of criminal thugs.


7 posted on 04/19/2010 8:38:52 PM PDT by scannell
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To: onyx

Do we know them, or do we KNOW them ???

LOL .... heat’s getting hotter.


8 posted on 04/19/2010 8:39:31 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

He’ll have plenty of time to run for mayor once Obozo gets his ass kicked to the curb in 2012.


9 posted on 04/19/2010 8:39:55 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper ("Ked Tennedy would have been plowed... I mean, proud today..." - Senator Max Baucus (Drunk-MT))
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To: STARWISE

>>Emanuel, a former aide to Daley, also told Rose that he no longer was interested in becoming speaker of the House.
*8

That’s because it will never happen due to the tsunami in November. same ole excuse made by Stupak..


10 posted on 04/19/2010 8:40:09 PM PDT by max americana
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To: STARWISE

In his dreams. Maybe he could be something in jail where he belongs.


11 posted on 04/19/2010 8:40:46 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: STARWISE

Mayor? Did I say Mayor? *woof*

12 posted on 04/19/2010 8:49:09 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: STARWISE; 1000 silverlings; xzins
So the Chicago mob is getting rid of Emanuel, too.

Oprah's out. Tyra Banks is gone. Soon Obama will be the only Magic Negro around with not a Jewish face in sight.

13 posted on 04/19/2010 8:50:18 PM PDT by Dr. Eckleburg ("I don't think they want my respect; I think they want my submission." - Flemming Rose)
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To: STARWISE

It’s amazing and awfully funny too!

LOL.


14 posted on 04/19/2010 8:58:57 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: STARWISE
Good. Please, take him back Chicago. We don't deserve him. He is a sleaze and a grifter. He belongs in Chicago, the ‘City of Big Shoulders’. And from now on, please keep your Politicos there. Give the USA a break.
15 posted on 04/19/2010 9:00:49 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: STARWISE; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...
The list, ping

The perfect end to a perfect day

16 posted on 04/19/2010 9:07:28 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: STARWISE
Another Sestak-like quid-pro-quo offer in the works?

Rahm says "Hey Mayor, how would you like a job in the White House...oh, I don't know...how about...White House Chief of Staff, maybe? I understand that position may be vacant soon. But then, that would leave the Mayor's seat open in Chicago. I wonder who we could find to run for that office? Uhmmmmmm..."

17 posted on 04/19/2010 9:19:15 PM PDT by moovova (More coffee please...make it a double.)
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To: STARWISE

Maybe Mayor of Hell. I’d vote for him.


18 posted on 04/19/2010 9:22:46 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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With an absentee ballot, of course.


19 posted on 04/19/2010 9:24:01 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: little jeremiah

That’s why I think Chicago might be perfect for him. Maybe not so good for Chicago....


20 posted on 04/19/2010 9:31:02 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: STARWISE

Oh man... Daley is gonna LOVE this (probably NOT!). If he goes back to Chicago I think it will be due to Obama wanting a man in Chicago with power to run his ops there (and cover up any loose ends...). Daley, I don’t think, will give that up easily even if Mrs. Daley is sick.


21 posted on 04/19/2010 9:49:01 PM PDT by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Good Lord, if this evil piece of work comes back to Chicago, I'm packin’ up the wagon, like they did during the Dust Bowl of the 30s, and I'm headin’ for parts unknown. Hopefully, Emanuel will be tried, convicted and sentenced for SOMETHING before the wagon pulls out.
22 posted on 04/19/2010 10:05:06 PM PDT by itssme
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To: STARWISE

Rahm Emanuel: ‘I would like to run for mayor of Athens, Greece because I like their financial methods.’


23 posted on 04/19/2010 10:17:58 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: STARWISE

Mayor of Hell... where he can prance naked for the Devil... Can;t let a good “crisis” go to waste!


24 posted on 04/19/2010 10:26:27 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !)
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To: scannell

We can send him a dead fish if he gets elected.


25 posted on 04/19/2010 10:28:21 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !)
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To: STARWISE

Wow, we aren’t furious at wall street, we are furious at GOVERNMENT which created the potential corruption IN Wall Street. We are pissed off at the back room deals Wall Street and the government make at OUR expense.

LOL Man do they have it back ass wards. We are most pissed off at Government for sure. And if we are pissed at wall street its because they are in the pockets of the government, feeding at the public trough, and the meal is our hard earned dollars.

I am surprised they don’t get this.


26 posted on 04/19/2010 10:35:16 PM PDT by Danae ( The sleeping Giant is awake (Todays racists are those who accuse others of the crime))
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To: itssme
Hopefully, Emanuel will be tried, convicted and sentenced for SOMETHING before the wagon pulls out.

I thought that was how you get elected to Mayor of Chicago....

27 posted on 04/19/2010 10:43:49 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: dennisw

He did not say he wanted to be the mayor. He wants to RUN for mayor.


28 posted on 04/19/2010 10:59:50 PM PDT by mwilli20 (BO. Making communists proud all over the world.)
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To: STARWISE
"Run Away! Run Awaaaay!"

Does this mean Rahm the Necromancer won't be accompanying King Obama at the end of the movie when the King and the remnants of the O-Table all get arrested?



Awe. I always look forward to that part of the film.
29 posted on 04/19/2010 11:35:58 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: STARWISE

Actually, I think this may be good news. Chicago and Rahm Emanuel deserve each other.


30 posted on 04/19/2010 11:39:54 PM PDT by Colonel Blimp (Austriae Est Imperare Orbi Universo)
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To: STARWISE
All those aldermen reporting to and serving under a ......JEW?!!!

LOL, entertaining to watch, but improbable. Besides, Mrs. Daly could sit at the breakfast table dead for a month, before her death would be acknowleged and then Richie would take a week off for mourning and be back at the office the next day.

Richie isn't giving up his power anytime soon. Unless he's the one that happens to die at the breakfast table, of course.

31 posted on 04/20/2010 3:51:31 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (Send a contribution to FreeRepublic! Every dollar helps!)
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To: STARWISE
Richard Daley is set to surpass his father as the longest serving mayor if he sees out his current term, which expires next year. Some reports suggest he plans to run again

So long as Daley is around, why even BOTHER having mayoral elections in Chicago? His (s)election is guaranteed every time.

32 posted on 04/20/2010 5:25:39 AM PDT by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love...)
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To: Colonel Blimp

Actually, I think this may be good news. Chicago and Rahm Emanuel deserve each other.


And you say this why?


33 posted on 04/20/2010 7:11:53 AM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: onyx; STARWISE; hoosiermama; SE Mom; Liz; penelopesire

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2421418/posts

Is Rahm Mulling A Run For Mayor?
The Chicagoist ^ | January 5, 2010 | Marcus Gilmer

Posted on Tuesday, January 05, 2010 10:24:55 AM by maggief

It’s an interesting question being asked this morning thanks to Sally Quinn’s column in today’s Washington Post. The column begins reflecting on the revelation of a third uninvited guest who sneaked into November’s state dinner and the ensuing mess this has cause the Secret Service and the White House. Quinn then turns the column to a discussion of the current White House power structure which leads to the inevitable Chicago connections, including White House social secretary Desirée Rogers and Chief-of-Staff Rahm Emanuel. It’s a this point that Quinn drops this paragraph on us:

Emanuel, the most political animal in this town, also should understand that keeping Rogers on as social secretary reflects upon the president’s judgment. It’s possible that he has other considerations. Emanuel is said to have told people that the chief-of-staff role is an 18-month job and that he is considering a run for mayor of Chicago. And Rogers is a major social and political player in the Windy City.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagoist.com ...


34 posted on 04/20/2010 7:19:03 AM PDT by maggief (Not everything is what it seems.)
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To: maggief

Mayor?

Shockeroo.

That is to say-—if Chicagoans are dumb enough to elect him.

The good news——he’s leaving the WH.

Would that be under his own power? LOL.


35 posted on 04/20/2010 8:16:31 AM PDT by Liz (If teens can procreate in a Volkswagen, why does a spotted owl need 2000 acres? JD Hayworth)
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To: STARWISE
Ram Manual thinks Chicago will remaiin a place in need of thug politicians.

Fact is that AMeerica has had enough if them. Thats why Daley is unlikelyto run. The thig era is over.And Ram wouldn't stand a chance against the black man who will run against him.

36 posted on 04/20/2010 8:24:43 AM PDT by Candor7 (Now's the time to ante up against the Obama Fascist Junta ( member NRA))
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To: STARWISE
Ram Manual thinks Chicago will remaiin a place in need of thug politicians.

Fact is that AMeerica has had enough if them. Thats why Daley is unlikelyto run. The thig era is over.And Ram wouldn't stand a chance against the black man who will run against him.

Talk about delusions of grandeur.

37 posted on 04/20/2010 8:24:59 AM PDT by Candor7 (Now's the time to ante up against the Obama Fascist Junta ( member NRA))
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To: ScottinVA

Even if Maggie passes, I think Daley stays in. What else would he do to pass the time? And Rahm would be a dizazter for the city. He’s just way nasty, even for this town. Let him run Philly.


38 posted on 04/20/2010 8:29:36 AM PDT by Thebaddog (Shakey Jake said, " The hippies will never survive!")
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To: STARWISE

Good Luck Chicago! The ass clowns are jumping ship it appears!....


39 posted on 04/20/2010 8:48:09 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Dr. Eckleburg

lol. “Run”? He means “occupy and rule” the mob


40 posted on 04/20/2010 9:28:57 AM PDT by 1000 silverlings (everything that deceives, also enchants: Plato)
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To: STARWISE
[Emanuel, a former aide to Daley, also told Rose that he no longer was interested in becoming speaker of the House.]

How about a job operating a stamping machine in the license plate shop at Joliet State Prison?

41 posted on 04/20/2010 9:34:05 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: STARWISE
Please do so, Rahm. It'll get your worthless a$$ off of the national stage. You'll be Chicago's problem, instead.
42 posted on 04/20/2010 12:25:18 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (ClimateScandal.org)
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To: Candor7
Ram wouldn't stand a chance against the black man who will run against him.

What black man?

43 posted on 04/20/2010 2:37:46 PM PDT by Clock King (There's no way to fix D.C.)
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To: Clock King
The generic one.You know, like the great historical first we have in the WHite HOuse?

Rahm does not realize it but now he must run in a venue created by his own politics, a venue in which he will never count.

44 posted on 04/20/2010 2:44:14 PM PDT by Candor7 (Now's the time to ante up against the Obama Fascist Junta ( member NRA))
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To: STARWISE

He apparently can’t steal nearly enough as Chief-of-Staff so his choice is Mayor of Chicago. That should tell everyone all they need to know about this administration.


45 posted on 04/20/2010 8:20:09 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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