Rahm Emanuel Can Run for Chicago Mayor, Illinois Supreme Court Rules

The Illinois Supreme Court has cleared the way for former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel to run in Chicago's mayoral election on February 22. In a 7-0 ruling, the Illinois high court struck down Monday's Appeals Court ruling that Emanuel failed to meet residency requirements, which require mayoral candidates to live in Chicago for at least one year before the election. Today's ruling ensures that Emanuel's name will be on the ballot when early voting begins next Monday. Even before...Full Story
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