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Rahm Emanuel

Born: 1959 in Chicago
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Connection to Illinois: Emanuel is a native Chicagoan. He was the fifty-fifth mayor of Chicago, serving two terms from 2011-2019.

Biography: Rahm Emanuel served as President Obama's chief of staff, President Clinton's senior advisor, and as chairman of both the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the House Democratic Caucus. He is a contributor to ABC News.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

THE NATION CITY: Why Mayors Are Now Running the World
ISBN: 0525656383 OCLC: 1104422097

Knopf 2020

At a time of anxiety about the effectiveness of our national government, Rahm Emanuel provides a clear vision, for both progressives and centrists, of how to get things done in America today--a bracing, optimistic vision of America's future from one of our most experienced and original political minds--

The Plan: Big Ideas for America
ISBN: 1586484125 OCLC: 70917399

Public Affairs, New York : ©2006.

The Plan offers a bold vision of what America can be. It shows the way for both parties to move beyond the old political arguments and make progress for the American people. And it offers an innovative agenda for America - with ideas that address the nation's most pressing challenges by doing more for Americans and asking Americans to do more for their country in return.--Jacket.