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Appeals Court Says Rahm Emanuel Shouldn't Be On Ballot In Chicago

"Rahm Emanuel was thrown off the ballot for mayor of Chicago today by an appellate court panel, a stunning blow to the fund-raising leader in the race," the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Former White House Chief Of Staff Rahm Emanuel, now a candidate for mayor in Chicago. i i

Former White House Chief Of Staff Rahm Emanuel, now a candidate for mayor in Chicago. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Former White House Chief Of Staff Rahm Emanuel, now a candidate for mayor in Chicago.

Former White House Chief Of Staff Rahm Emanuel, now a candidate for mayor in Chicago.

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The Tribune is on the story as well.

Emanuel, a former congressman from Chicago who was President Obama's chief of staff until late last year, is expected to appeal to Illinois' Supreme Court.

The legal issue is whether he remained a resident of the city while working in the White House.

Frank will have much more on this over at It's All Politics.

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