Rahm Emanuel and President Obama
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Obama aide Rahm Emanuel 'will run for Chicago mayor '

President Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will announce on Friday that he is leaving to run for Chicago mayor, sources close to the aide say.

The White House refused to confirm speculation, but said President Barack Obama would make a personnel announcement on Friday.

The Associated Press news agency spoke to two unnamed people close to Mr Emanuel who confirmed his intentions.

Jane O'Brien reports.

  • 01 Oct 2010
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