(Chicago) In the race for mayor, Mayor Emanuel has picked up the endorsement of his old boss, President Obama.
It would be news if President Obama did not endorse Rahm but in a new ad he does try to disarm the notion that Rahm alienates people.
“Let’s be honest. At times the guy can be a little hard-headed, but there’s a reason Rahm fights as hard as he does. He loves our city.”
But challenger Chuy Garcia is arguing no surprise here, “What does it mean? It doesn’t mean a whole lot. I would expect the president to be loyal to a former employee. I think all of us would do that.”
Garcia picked up the endorsement of the Independent Voters of Illinois, Independent Precinct Organization.
Bill Cameron, 89 WLS News