Tag Archives: Rahm Emanuel

Rahm for mayor?

By Ken Feltman Rahm Emanuel is considering a run for mayor of Chicago. The problem is that Chicago has a popular mayor who may seek another term. That mayor is named Daley and for thousands of Chicagoans, the Daley name … Continue reading

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Healthcare hostility

by Ken Feltman The August recess was supposed to be a time for the Obama administration and Congressional Democrats to solidify support for their version of healthcare reform. Things went wrong. First, the Democrats have yet to agree on a plan. … Continue reading

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Rumors and whispers

by Ken Feltman updated February 4, 2009 What a difference a day makes! Tom Daschle had the president’s support and enough votes to be confirmed by the Senate, but people close to him tell me he was disheartened to the point of … Continue reading

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Rumors and whispers

by Ken Feltman updated February 1, 2009 The stimulus package passed by the House includes an important – and thus far undebated - healthcare reform provision. The bill provides for a Comparative Effectiveness Research Council. The Council would identify medical procedures determined … Continue reading

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You can take Obama out of Chicago but …

by Ken Feltman Hello, Chicago! – Barack Obama, beginning his victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park Can you take Chicago out of Obama’s past, present and future? Probably not. The latest ploy by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich – appointing a … Continue reading

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