Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Capitol Fax: Mayor Emanuel won’t seek reelection

To be honest, I didn't see this coming. On the other hand, it seems we had a rough go since 2011. Either way we will have a new mayor in May 2019. Who will it be?
Now in relation to who could win in 2019, what prompted this decision? You will see in Rich Miller's post a quote from Fran Spielman's article about former Mayor Richard M. Daley's decision to leave office in 2010, and it was described as a political earthquake. And in his case, I understand Daley's then wife was ill and later passed away. What's Emanuel's consideration?

Later today, there's another post I will share some more news about the protests on the Kennedy Expressway which was disrupted yesterday. One of the videos you will see in that post contains a woman chanting "Rahm Emanuel has got to go". Well Emanuel is now going...

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