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  • Rahm Emanuel Addresses the National Press Club
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    Rahm Emanuel on Education Initiatives

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) talked about new initiatives for education and college preparedness. One of the mayor’s initiatives would require Chicago public high school seniors to have a…

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  • Grand Opening of the American Writers Museum
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    Grand Opening of the American Writers Museum

    Book TV presented coverage of the Grand opening of the American Writers Museum in Chicago, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, author…

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  • Rahm Emanuel and Tristram Hunt Discuss the Political Future of Cities
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    Political Future of Cities

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) and Tristram Hunt, a Labour member of the British House of Commons, were the featured speakers at a Brookings Institution event on the political future of…

    266 views
  • Chicago Forum on Global Cities
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    Chicago Forum on Global Cities

    Panelists discussed world urbanization and how cities are dealing with politics, the economy, violence, innovation, and climate change. Gillian Tett moderated. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel made opening remarks.…

    123 views
  • US Conference of Mayors Discussion on Community Policing
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    Police Reform and Public Security

    Mayors of Baltimore, New Orleans, and Chicago discussed police reform and public safety in cities with St. Louis Police Chief Samuel Dotson. They discussed community policing and their agenda, “The 2016…

    168 views
  • Chicago Mayoral Debate
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    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia met for their third and final debate before the April 7, 2015, runoff election. The event was held at…

    657 views
  • 2012 Democratic National Convention Day One
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    2012 Democratic National Convention, Day One

    The first night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included presentation of the party platform for a final vote by delegates. Speakers included former President Jimmy Carter, who…

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  • Political Response to 2008 Financial Crisis
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    Political Response to 2008 Financial Crisis

    A panel discussion was held analyzing the political response to the 2008 economic crisis and the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the $700 billion program intended to stabilize the financial markets. Among the…

    502 views
  • Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist Debate Immigration
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    Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist on Immigration Reform

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel argued that fifty percent of small business applications in Chicago come from immigrants. Mr. Norquist…

    166 views
  • President Obama on Gun Violence
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    President Obama on Gun Violence

    President Obama spoke at Hyde Park Academy, near his family home on the south side of Chicago, and shared stories about his family. He spoke about his proposals to help the middle class,…

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  • Guns and Politics
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    Guns and Politics

    Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said gun control measures needed to include comprehensive background checks and the limit of high capacity magazines.…

    168 views
  • Infrastructure Funding
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    Infrastructure Funding

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about methods to finance needed infrastructure projects.

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  • President Obama Campaign Fundraiser in Chicago
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    President Obama Campaign Fundraiser in Chicago

    President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Chicago.

    197 views
  • International Trade Issues
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    International Trade Issues

    Commerce Secretary John Bryson and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about funding for the Export-Import Bank. They called on Congress to extend funding to allow American companies to take…

    237 views
  • Education Reform
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    Education Reform

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan and mayors and superintendents of Los Angeles, New York City, and Chicago talked about their school reform initiatives. Topics included early childhood…

    2,217 views
  • 2012 Presidential Election
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    2012 Presidential Election

    Panelists spoke about the 2012 presidential election campaign. Among the topics they addressed were the Republican primary election in South Carolina the following Saturday, President…

    591 views
  • Education Initiatives in Chicago
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    Education Initiatives in Chicago

    Chicago Mayor and President Obama’s former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel discussed school and community college initiatives in his city.

    263 views
  • Iowa Jefferson Jackson Dinner
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    Iowa Jefferson Jackson Dinner

    Rahm Emanuel spoke about the accomplishments of the Obama administration to date, the 2012 presidential campaign, weaknesses of the Republican field, and the future of the U.S. economy…

    4,466 views
  • President Obama 50th Birthday Fundraiser in Chicago
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    President Obama 50th Birthday Fundraiser in Chicago

    President Obama spoke at a Democrtic fundraiser organized to honor the president’s 50th birthday. After acknowledging several dignitaries in the audience, he highlight his administration’s economic…

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  • Inauguration of Mayor Rahm Emanuel
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    Inauguration of Mayor Rahm Emanuel

    Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was sworn in as the mayor of Chicago. In his inaugural address, he spoke about his plans on improving the Chicago school system and job…

    319 views
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