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Rahm Emanuel files expedited motions before Illinois Supreme Court. Read them here.

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Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel's lawyers on Monday asked the Illinois Supreme Court to expedite his request for an appeal of an Illinois Appellate panel knocking him off the Feb. 22 mayoral ballot on the grounds he did not meet the residency rules.

Emanuel's lawyers asked for a stay of an order banning him from the ballot--the ballots are about to be printed--and to quickly hear the case.

Read the Emergency Motion & Affidavit">emergency motion and affidavit here.

Read the Notice of Filing"> notice of filing here.

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