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The Illinois State Court of Appeals ruled this week that Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's former chief of staff is ineligible to remain on Chicago's election ballot.
As the holiday season came to a close, the crowded field of African American candidates for the hotly contested Chicago Mayoral race seemed to evaporate overnight.
Keeping with his penchant for polemic flare and independent style, the Rev. State Sen. James Meeks abruptly pulled out of his quixotic bid for Mayor of Chicago.
Eager to revive his legacy and recover from the taint of former and convicted Gov. Rob Blagojevich’s (D-IL) corruption scandal, outgoing Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL) is making a silent, yet aggressive exploratory bid for Mayor of Chicago.
Sources close to Democratic Chicago Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel claim that the former White House chief of staff has raked in more than $3.6 million in campaign funding.