Rahm Emanuel Cleared for Mayoral Run

The Chicago Election Commissioners today unanimously ruled to strike down residency challenges against Rahm Emanuel, approving his name to appear on the 2011 ballot as a candidate for mayor. While the three-member board's decision is likely to be taken to the courts, it is a major win for the former White House chief of staff, whose campaign has been mired in the residency controversy for months. More than two dozen people filed challenges to Emanuel's residency, pointing out that he'd rented...Full Story
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