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Mayor Rahm Emanuel

9:41 PM, Feb 22, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Rahm Emanuel, President Obama's former chief of staff, is projected to become the next mayor of Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports:

Rahm Emanuel has been elected mayor of Chicago. With 89 percent of the precincts counted, Emanuel has 55 percent of the vote. The Associated Press has declared him the winner of the race outright, avoiding another six weeks in a runoff.

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