Rahm Emanuel ‘81

Rahm Emanuel ‘81 was elected mayor of Chicago on February 22—a decisive victory in which he received 55% of the vote. Formerly White House Chief of Staff under President Barack Obama, Emanuel’s latest political endeavor marks a milestone as he becomes the city’s first Jewish mayor. Several media outlets covered the election, including Politics Daily, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times, including op-ed columnist Maureen Dowd.