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EMANUEL, Rahm, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill.,
on November 29, 1959; B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, N.Y., 1981;
M.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1985; advisor, the White House
Office, 1993-1999; bank executive; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred
Eighth Congress and to the two succeeding Congresses until his resignation on
January 2, 2009 (January 3, 2003-January 2, 2009); chair, House Democratic
Caucus (One Hundred Tenth Congress); elected to the 111th Congress, but
declined his seat; White House Chief of Staff, 2009-2010; elected Mayor of
Chicago on February 22, 2011.
The Thumpin: How Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats Learned to Be Ruthless
and Ended the Republican Revolution. New York: Doubleday,