Mayor-Elect Emanuel Names Transition Team

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two days after winning the race for Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced his transition team.

At a news conference at the Union League Club, Emanuel named seven people to be co-chairs of his transition team. He said they would lead a review of city government and prepare for his mayoral administration.

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The team includes Museum of Science and Industry CEO and McPier Chairman David Mosena, former Mayor Richard M. Daley aide Sarah Pang and former Illinois state Rep. Judy Erwin.

Emanuel also chose Felicia Davis, a former police officer who now works as vice president of administration at Kendall College, and Rev. Byron Brazier, pastor of the South Side megachurch, the Apostolic Church of God and son of the late Bishop Arthur Brazier.

Emanuel was moving ahead just two days after trouncing five rivals by getting 55 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election.

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  • Macho

    I wonder what is it with these governments and not hiring spanish people. You claim to not be racist yet all you hire is black and white. Your all racist yet you stand in front of your TV interviews and claim like your an honest person for the people of ALL RACES. Everything you talk about is white people this and doing for black people. I never ever hear any of you government officials talking about the latin community. We out number all races in this whole planet and you still hate. Hate the majority all you want. We will always survive any and all racism thrown our way. This is just a wake up for all you haters, when we reach the top don’t play your race card and why we keep hiring latinos.

    • KE

      Are yoiu kiding???
      You have absolutely NO IDEA what the heck you are talking about especially when you group all WHITE people together — do you have ANY idea how many countries across the world have “white people” — and in Chicago white
      NON-JEWISH people and who are not DEMOCRAT haven’t had a decent chance for a job in the last 40+ YEARS.

      If you are not politically connected — most college graduates who were born and raised in Chicago have NEVER once had a decent job. They work for little money with no benefits because the Equal Opportunities Law gave all the jobs to the Black and Latinos — so who do you think really has been DISCRIMINATED against for the past 50 years????

  • Zarathrusta

    The border can be crossed in either direction.

  • I'm juss sayin'

    Don’t like it here amigo? Is it THAT BAD? Go live somewhere ELSE!

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  • Look in the mirror

    Yeah, we wouldn’t want to hire the most competent, lets just hire em cause they’re spanish. Sounds like you’re more racist than any of them

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