Rahm Emanuel

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It's an assertion of our most fundamental American values and it's an unambiguous, clear rejection of the false choice that the Trump Justice Department wanted Chicago to make between our values, our principles and our priorities.feedback
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Sep 16 2017 Trump Presidency
Rahm Emanuel has been quoted 58 times. The one recent article where Rahm Emanuel has been quoted is Sessions Can’t Deny Money for Sanctuary Cities, Judge Rules. Most recently, Rahm Emanuel was quoted as having said, “It means essential resources for public safety will not come with unlawful strings attached, and the Trump Justice Department cannot continue to coerce us into violating and abandoning our values.”.
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May 28 2017

So the question is, what are we doing about state houses? What are we doing to recruit candidates to run for other types of offices at a local level?feedback

May 28 2017

You have to have a long horizon, obviously, and work towards that – electing people at the local level, state houses, into Congress.feedback

May 05 2017

The only nonnegotiable principle here is success. Everything else is negotiable.feedback

May 02 2017

If you work hard and play by the rules, I want you to call Chicago home.feedback

May 02 2017

Don't tell me you are pro-small business but anti-immigrant. They are inconsistent. Immigrants have a unique work ethic – they know that America is special. They know what they left behind .feedback

Apr 29 2017 - Trump Presidency

After Trump, there will be a collective desire to return to tradition. Whoever comes next will be the anti-Trump in style and character. That's how it works.feedback

Apr 21 2017

Neither the facts nor the law are on their side. Regardless, let me be clear: Chicago's values and Chicago's future are not for sale.feedback

Apr 20 2017

Reince Priebus and I don't share much beyond our Midwestern roots and unique names – and, of course, a love of politics. But we will always be in the small fraternity of those who answered a president's call to serve as White House chief of staff.feedback

Apr 11 2017 - Clean energy

By committing the energy used to power our public buildings to wind and solar energy, we are sending a clear signal that we remain committed to building a 21st century economy here in Chicago.feedback

Apr 06 2017

Just like you do with your children, college, post-high school, that is what's expected. If you change expectations, it's not hard for kids to adapt.feedback

Apr 04 2017

We can only speak for our intentions, we can't speak for the federal government's.feedback

Mar 27 2017

In the city of Chicago, like New York, like Boston, like Philadelphia, like San Francisco, like Seattle, we welcome people to our cities from other shores who want to innovate, want to be entrepreneurs, who want to bring their families and give their children the chance at the American dream. I believe that people who have that dream and sacrifice and struggle to give their kids a chance at that American dream, we're going to honor.feedback

Mar 20 2017

They create a sense of community.feedback

Mar 10 2017

The national debate is all screwed up. Principals create the environment. They create a culture of accountability. They create a sense of community. And none of us, nationally, ever debate principals.feedback

Feb 21 2017

I'm passing it through the U.S. Congress with people who represent constituents.feedback

Feb 08 2017

"It took us a long time to get this low; it ain't gonna happen in 2018,". "Take a chill pill, man. You've got to be in this for the long haul.".feedback

Jan 30 2017

For all the people who said we just need a business person in the White House, you got it. Beware.feedback

Jan 25 2017

We need our police to have high professional standards, the training to support them in those high professional standards and the certainty to be proactively involved. If you look at the last year across the country and then say, The only answer is to go to stop-and-frisk. That's it,' that's not where the world is today.feedback

Dec 28 2016

Body cameras, while not a panacea, are a win-win for officers and the public. They provide a firsthand look at the dangerous situations officers encounter on a daily basis, and improve transparency while building trust.feedback

Dec 11 2016

You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.feedback

Nov 27 2016

Before I bought the site, the Sun Times had the biggest, ugliest sign Chicago has ever seen. Mine is magnificent and popular.feedback

Nov 03 2016

The Chicago Cubs winning the World Series is about more than a game, more than a team, and more than a sport. It is about generations who have come together around radios, televisions, and within the friendly confines of Wrigley Field to root for the home team and share triumphs and defeats. Cubs fans have never given up hope that this day was possible, and this young team made it happen.feedback

Oct 21 2016

McDonald's "death was a wake-up call for our city on an issue that has challenged the city for decades, and brought a renewed commitment to a public conversation about policing and community relations.feedback

Oct 20 2016 - McDonald's

Two years ago Laquan McDonald lost his life tragically and unnecessarily. We will continue working together across the city to build a brighter future by restoring trust between residents and our officers, and implementing the reforms necessary to prevent this from happening again.feedback

Oct 11 2016

It is a budget free of an immediate pension crisis, free of the black cloud of insolvency threatening the retirements of city employees and the financial future of Chicago.feedback

Oct 10 2016

It was a fair offer that recognized the hard work for our teachers.feedback

Oct 04 2016

Our residents and our officers deserve certainty about the disciplinary process, and it is up to us to ensure the right tools are in place for thorough and timely investigations of complaints against officers.feedback

Sep 22 2016

Fighting crime requires a partnership between the police and the community. And we all know that this partnership has been tested in Chicago. It is a problem that has festered in this city for decades. The shooting of Laquan McDonald brought it to a breaking point.feedback

Sep 22 2016

The deck has been stacked against the kids. It's time we reshuffle the deck and put our kids on the top of that deck.feedback

Sep 22 2016

Every one of us has a role to play in rebuilding the vital partnership between our police and the community. So today I am calling on all Chicagoans to join in a comprehensive plan to confront gun violence. No matter who you are, what your background is, where you live in Chicago, this fight belongs to all of us.feedback

Sep 22 2016

The Vice Lords are ready to be a mentor. Is Chicago ready to be a mentor? The Gangster Disciples is ready to be a role model. Is Chicago ready to be a role model?feedback

Sep 22 2016

I want you to know, based on 50-to-0, we have your back.feedback

Aug 09 2016

The idea that a bunch of gang members would threaten violence against the men and women every Chicagoan relies on for their own safety is absolutely unacceptable.feedback

Aug 03 2016

Today, one of the big question marks that hung around the city because of past decisions – or past decisions that were not made – we have addressed. Every one of the city's pensions has a dedicated revenue stream ... to keep the promise not only to the employees, but to the city's future and do it in a way that does not undermine the economic well-being of the city.feedback

Jul 29 2016

This is the result of hard work and difficult decisions, which have put Chicago on path towards long-term financial stability after decades of mismanagement.feedback

Jul 06 2016

This landmark agreement is a big step in the right direction to help protect and educate the public about the true risks and benefits of highly potent and highly addictive painkillers. The use of these drugs has led to a dramatic rise in drug addiction, overdose and diversion in communities across the nation, including in Chicago.feedback

Jun 24 2016

Unfortunately, time has run out and the moment we've consistently warned about has arrived - Chicago's loss will be another city's gain.feedback

Jun 23 2016 - Lyft

Everything we've done – not just between taxis and ride-sharing, but in the sense of [bike-sharing program] Divvy and investing in public transportation – is to give commuters safe, reliable and comfortable choices.feedback

May 18 2016

We have clearly the busiest aviation systems in the country. And this was…why it's unacceptable. It was all predictable.feedback

Apr 01 2016

I don't want to see our kids punished on their education. They get one shot at it. I believe they belong in the classroom, learning.feedback

Dec 31 2015

These policies are not the end of the challenge. They are the beginning of the solution that Chicago has faced for decades. We can change the culture, piece by piece, policy by policy, to provide the safety that every resident deserves and to rebuild the trust where it has been lost.feedback

Apr 08 2015

Being Mayor of the city of Chicago is the greatest job I've ever had and the greatest job in the world. I am humbled at the opportunity to continue to serve you, the greatest city with the greatest people, for the next four years.feedback

Oct 01 2010

Mr President, I thought I was tough. But as someone who saw firsthand how close our nation came to the brink and what you had to do to put America back on track, I want to thank you for being the toughest leader any country could ask for in the toughest times any president has ever faced.feedback

Jun 20 2010 - British Petroleum

Well, to quote Tony Hayward, he's got his life back, as he would say. And I think we can all conclude that Tony Hayward is not going to have a second career in PR consulting.feedback

Jun 20 2010 - British Petroleum

There's really a substance here that matters. That's clearly a PR mistake, but he's made a number of those mistakes. What's important is: are we capping the well? Are we capturing the oil? Are we containing the cleanup? Are we filing the claims? Are we also cleaning up the mess? That's what's important.feedback

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