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Rahm Emanuel Chicago mayoral residency hearing: Calm during 12 hours on the stand

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Chicago mayoral hopeful Rahm Emanuel had a major goal going into Tuesday's residency hearing: stay calm, not blow up and display his temper. After 12 hours on the stand at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners hearing--where he was subject to hostile, uninformed, off the subject and sometimes plain nutty questions, Emanuel kept his calm. Chicago Sun-Times political reporter Abdon M. Pallasch report is here.
Chicago mayoral hopeful Rahm Emanuel had a major goal going into Tuesday's residency hearing: stay calm, not blow up and display his temper. After 12 hours on the stand at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners hearing--where he was subject to hostile, uninformed, off the subject and sometimes plain nutty questions, Emanuel kept his cool.

Chicago Sun-Times political reporter Abdon M. Pallasch report is here.

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mark Brown writes here that the facts about Emanuel's residence in Chicago and Washington have never been in doubt--and takes a look at the fringe figures who had a field day taking pokes at the one-time White House Chief of Staff.

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