Obama on Mayor Rahm: "couldn't be prouder"
February 22nd, 2011
10:35 PM ET

Obama on Mayor Rahm: "couldn't be prouder"

President Obama called Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to congratulate his former Chief-of-Staff on his resounding win.

In a statement, the president said:

"I want to extend my congratulations to Rahm Emanuel on a well-deserved victory tonight.  As a Chicagoan and a friend, I couldn't be prouder. Rahm will be a terrific mayor for all the people of Chicago."

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