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Republican Superdonor Muneer Satter Is Rooting for Rahm Emanuel

Chicago investor Muneer Satter really wants a Republican in the White House, but first he's helping elect the man behind the Democrat who's there now.
on February 19, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

on February 19, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

Photographer: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Chicago investor Muneer Satter has spent more than $1 million in the past three years helping Republicans win. He's so focused on the party taking back the White House that he paid for a poll assessing the 2016 Republican field, the results of which convinced him to get behind former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.

But one Democrat has managed to capture Satter's wallet: his hometown mayor, Rahm Emanuel, who is up for reelection Tuesday.