Tags: Chicago | Mayor | Race | Emanuel

Chicago Mayor Race No Slam Dunk for Emanuel

Friday, 10 Sep 2010 10:21 AM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The retirement of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has sparked strong speculation that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel will run for the position, according to a report at politico.com. Emanuel has expressed interest in it in the past. But victory would be no sure thing for the intense Obama operative who has shown a proclivity for upsetting even his allies, Politico reports.

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago, mayor, Daley, Obama, White HouseEmanuel’s status as a White House mucky-muck guarantees he’ll be a prominent candidate. However, he could face opposition from plenty of strong candidates.

To win the election, Emanuel would need the support of liberals, unions, Hispanics and blacks. Working against him is the fact that he’s managed to anger all of these key groups in his current job — and in his six years as a Chicago congressman prior to that.

"Rahm has some opportunities," Martin L. King, a veteran Chicago black activist, told Politico. "Rahm also faces some challenges."





© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Grimes Doubles Down on McConnell Coal Claim, Earns 4 More WaPo Pinocchios

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 22:24 PM

Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler is doubling down on his criticism of Democratic Kentucky Senate candidate Ali . . .

Pew Poll: More Voters See Midterm Ballot as Vote Against Obama

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 22:06 PM

President Barack Obama looms large in next month's elections, with almost a third of Americans considering their vote fo . . .

Dem Sen. Hagan: Obama Has Not Always Shown Strong Leadership

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 21:23 PM

North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan admitted Thursday that she does not think President Barack Obama has shown stro . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved