Rahm Emanuel is an American politician known for being the 55th Mayor of Chicago. He became the first Jewish mayor of Chicago upon his election in 2011. Before becoming Mayor, he held a number of posts, including the post of Senior Advisor to the President under President Bill Clinton. From 2003 to 2009, he was the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 5th district. He was also the 23rd White House Chief of Staff from 2009 until 2010 when he resigned to participate in Chicago's 2011 mayoral election.
He married Amy Merritt Rule in 1994. The marriage produced three children: Zachariah, Ilana and Leah.
In addition to being a passionate cyclist, he frequently participates in triathlons.
Because of the president's leadership, every American will have access to affordable, quality health care.Rahm Emanuel
Everybody knows they're on the Obama team: There isn't vice presidential vs. presidential division, there's not a generational pull. People have internalized that this is a real moment in history.Rahm Emanuel
I don't want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn't pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country.Rahm Emanuel
I saw the president make the tough calls in the Situation Room - and today, our troops in Iraq have finally come home so America can do some nation building here at home. That was the change that we believed in. That was the change we fought for. That was the change President Obama delivered.Rahm Emanuel
The fact is, Bush's war policy has failed. It's failed! Who better to say so than Jack Murtha?Rahm Emanuel
The person who takes the oath of office in the next four months will shape not just the next four years, but the next forty years of our nation. In these next four years, we need proven leadership, proven judgment and proven values. America needs four more years of President Barack Obama.Rahm Emanuel
Things happened there that I don't think are the finest hours for anybody, whether it was a journalist, the legal system or, in that case of the political system, who would say that was an example of when Washington worked best.Rahm Emanuel
Today, because of President Obama's courage, kids can stay on their parent's plan until they are 26. Insurers cannot kick you off your policy because you have hit your limit. They will not be able to deny you because you have a pre-existing condition.Rahm Emanuel
What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind?Rahm Emanuel
When President Obama entered the White House, the economy was in a free-fall. The auto industry: on its back. The banks: frozen up. More than three million Americans had already lost their jobs. And America's bravest, our men and women in uniform, were fighting what would soon be the longest wars in our history.Rahm Emanuel
While Mayor Daley surprised me today with his decision to not run for reelection, I have never been surprised by his leadership, dedication and tireless work on behalf of the city and the people of Chicago.Rahm Emanuel
Whose leadership, whose judgment, whose values do you want in the White House when that crisis lands like a thud on the Oval Office desk?Rahm Emanuel
is a famous American politician,
who was born on
November 29, 1959. As a person born on this date, Rahm Emanuel is listed in our database as the 10th
most popular celebrity for the day (November 29) and the 30th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on November 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
Rahm Emanuel is the 262nd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Rahm Emanuel's birthday, Rahm Emanuel is the 1844th most famous American and ranks 290th in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
In general, Rahm Emanuel ranks as the 3238th
most popular famous person, and the 49th most popular politician of all time.
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