Latest Rahm Emanuel Stories

2014-08-07 12:33:34

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces "flash funding" of all 451 Chicago classroom project requests on crowdfunding website CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Google and Staples have fully funded every Chicago-based project on the education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org. As a result, 363 teachers will receive $383,868 worth of classroom supplies ranging from paper, pencils and books to laptops, musical instruments and...

2014-05-27 12:28:10

Chicago Ideas kicks off year-round events with Clinton, Actor William H. Macy and Wharton Professor Adam Grant CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will take the Chicago Ideas stage to discuss her upcoming memoir, Hard Choices, on June 11 at 9 a.m. CDT at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The event will also feature an interview with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Marking one of the first stops on her tour, Clinton will open the...

2014-05-06 23:07:58

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO Nasrin Thierer Announce Revenew's Relocation to Chicago CHICAGO (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Revenew CEO Nasrin Thierer announced today that the marketing technology startup has relocated from Palatine to downtown Chicago. The new office, at 200 W. Monroe Street, places Revenew in the heart of the city’s tech startup community, and houses the company’s thirty-plus employees, with room to accommodate additional planned...

2014-04-04 12:20:43

$26 million transformation features 24 new luxurious retail and dining destinations, innovative design, lavish amenities and local brands; record sales reached while under construction; and on path to create 230 new jobs and double sales CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), and Westfield, joined by airport and airline partners, today unveiled the new International Terminal 5 (T5) at Chicago O'Hare...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.