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Mayor-Elect Emanuel Names Transition Team

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Mayor Elect Rahm Emanuel addresses the press at the Union League Club in Chicago.  (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Elect Rahm Emanuel addresses the press at the Union League Club in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

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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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