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Rahm Emanuel at Work in Chicago

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    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel walks from the train station to his City Hall office.

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    The door to the mayor’s office.

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    Emanuel on Chicago’s mass transit infrastructure: “We have dramatically increased our investment. ... Given that I think outside of New York we have the highest ridership on a mass transit system, it’s in our economic self-­interest to make investments.”

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    In his office, the mayor talks with Bloomberg Businessweek’s Devin Leonard.

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    A wall of portraits of former mayors of Chicago.

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    Emanuel in front of City Hall.

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    A view of Chicago from a CTA Brown Line train.

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    The mayor on the El on his way to work in the morning.

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