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Rahm as future mayor? On the Web, he already is

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Rahm Emanuel was quoted this week as saying he would like to run for Chicago mayor one day.

And former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was taped at one point saying Jesse Jackson Jr. "wants [the job of Illinois senator] badly and desperately."

Well, Emanuel and Jackson don't have to wait to see themselves in those offices if they try out an experimental search tool called Google Squared. While building a table of Chicago mayors, Google Squared includes Emanuel. It does the same for Jackson in its table of Illinois senators.


(Google doesn't pretend it has all the bugs worked out of its new tool and warns, "you might encounter some hiccups while using it.")

Illinois Gov. Quinn, referring to Emanuel's interest in being mayor, said in Chicago, "I thought the world was enough for him."

Among other Chicago mayors listed by Google Squared are Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald Rumsfeld.

Maybe the world isn't enough for them, either.

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I would absolutely vote for Rahm Emanuel for Mayor of Chicago. Taxes and prices to live in the city go up yet we keep getting less. Daley cares more about the flowers along the street then he does for our Children's school. As long as Daley backs Jody Weis I'd rather vote Daley out.

Daley has got to go, but Rahm Job is certainly not the answer. We need a mayor who is removed from the corrupt Daley machine, and is in no way beholding to them. Rahm Job may be working for Obama, but he is still a Machine hack!

I think Rahm is too rude for public office and would be a bad example for the younger generation.
I do not know quite how he got into the White House the first time under President Clinton, and I fail to see what President Obama sees in him. I would hate to see him as mayor. That would spoil the city for me forever!!!!! Besides, he was raised by a racist father who made very nasty comments on Arab Americans, so I do not trust him to head a diverse city like Chicago.

Silly me, I always assumed it would be impossible to have a worse sleazeball than our current mayor occupying city hall.

Emanuel for mayor??? Remember this person was called "Son of the spawn of Satan", by one of his own. We have enough "spawn" running Chicago.

Play all the Blago Tapes and you wil hear Rahm Emanual's voice trying to make a deal with Blago. Also isn't it odd that Tony Rezko has not yet been sentenced; as he was supposed to have been sentenced in 2008. Rezko was involved with Valerie Jarrett and Barack Obama in the 1990s for which they scammed the federal government out of millions to build housing for the poor. Research it yourself - "Rezko-Jarret-Obama-Habitat Co." It is all there; total fraud. So why was Obama and Rahm Emanaualpushing for Blagovich to select Jarrett? To keep her quiet? I agree to play all the tapes; to not play all the tapes would be an grave injustice. Rahm Emanual is deeply involved with the Blagovich trial and also involved with Tony Rezko. If another rotten crook is need to be the Mayor of Chicago then Rahm Emanual is that person.

OMG you people are really in fantasy land. YOU WOLD VOTE FOR RAHM????? ARE YOU ALL NUT$???? you will end up with the SOS you have now. HE IS A DALEY WANNA BE. he learned from DALEY, and look how loyal he is??? He was up OBAMA's @$$ all the while OBAMA was running, NOW OBAMA is slipping fast SO RAHM RUNS.. Anyone that votes for HIM AS MAYOR DESERVES WHAT THEY ARE GOING TO GET. I HAVE NEVER SEEN SUCH A BUNCH OF M@R@N$ in my life like the ones saying they would vote for RAHM.. If David Hoffman runs THAT IS THE MAN YOU WANT. NO POLITICAL TIES WHAT SO EVER. HE OWES NO ONE NOTHING, and HE IS FAIR and HONEST, but of course CHICAGO VOTERS DON'T WANT THAT, they LOVE THE CORRUPTION, LIES, SNEAKY DEALS YOU ALL THRIVE ON IT.

OMG you people are really in fantasy land. YOU WOLD VOTE FOR RAHM????? ARE YOU ALL NUT$???? you will end up with the SOS you have now. HE IS A DALEY WANNA BE. he learned from DALEY, and look how loyal he is??? He was up OBAMA's @$$ all the while OBAMA was running, NOW OBAMA is slipping fast SO RAHM RUNS.. Anyone that votes for HIM AS MAYOR DESERVES WHAT THEY ARE GOING TO GET. I HAVE NEVER SEEN SUCH A BUNCH OF M@R@N$ in my life like the ones saying they would vote for RAHM.. If David Hoffman runs THAT IS THE MAN YOU WANT. NO POLITICAL TIES WHAT SO EVER. HE OWES NO ONE NOTHING, and HE IS FAIR and HONEST, but of course CHICAGO VOTERS DON'T WANT THAT, they LOVE THE CORRUPTION, LIES, SNEAKY DEALS YOU ALL THRIVE ON IT.

If you think Rahm is the answer. You are bunch of sickles. The Daley machine is destroying the city, company, business and cost of living in Chicago. This bunch of money sucking maggot politicians keep on putting money in their own pockets. Paying themselves top wages, cutting jobs on the working class people. Do you really want the same crook to run the city. Get this bunch of *ssh*les off the city payroll, that including all the alderman who think they are god just like Daley. Change the limit of how long they can remain on their seat. Limit to 1 term only. Look at the suburbs, Mayor and alderman pay next to nothing to hold the title to improve their town. They are doing a great job. While we are paying this bunch of m*r*ns $100000 a year , what do they do? Dragging us to hell. Wake up get this *ssh*oles out of their job and put someone in their with no tie to Daley. God help us please.

Rahm and Daley are practically the same person. I work for the city and we were forced to work to get Rahm elected back in 200? whatever. We had no choice but to get the vote out for Rahm. What would change if he were elected? Absolutely nothing. If he is such a big help being from Chicago why are our schools doing so poorly? Why is crime rampant? Why is the city broke?

(Google doesn't pretend it has all the bugs worked out of its new tool and warns, "you might encounter some hiccups while using it.")

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