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on April 7, 2015 in World News

Rahm Struggles to Hold on in Chicago

Rahm Struggles to Hold on in Chicago It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Having turned back more formidable challengers, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was supposed to be reelected to another term in February. Instead, a resurgent left-wing base, fueled by newly engaged Hispanic voters, forced Rahm into the first-ever run-off race for Mayor. Rahm, with the city’s entire establishment, including Republicans, behind him, is likely to prevail on Tuesday. The very near-run contest, though, is a sign of future problems for the Democrat party. It is a touch ironic that Rahm, who built his political career as a hard-charging… View Article

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