Mayor Rahm Emanuel at Pizza & Politics

On Tuesday, February 20, Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel sat down for some Pizza & Politics to discuss Chicago's Innovation Economy. The discussion was moderated by Mitch Weiss.


Rahm Emanuel was elected the 55th Mayor of the City of Chicago in 2011 and elected to a second term in 2015. Prior to becoming Mayor, Emanuel served as the White House Chief of Staff in President Barack Obama’s administration.  Before accepting the position as Chief of Staff to the President, Emanuel served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Chicago’s 5th District.

Prior to being elected to Congress, Emanuel served as a key member of the Clinton White House from 1993 to 1998, rising to serve as Senior Advisor to the President for Policy and Strategy.

Mayor Emanuel poses for a selfie after the event

Mayor Emanuel also took questions from the audience. 

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