Progressives Work to Oppose Rahm in Putative Mayoral Race

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Well, that didn't take long. With Chicago Mayor Richard Daley announcing today that he won't seek re-election, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee—which has made no secret of its disdain for Emanuel in the past—is circulating a petition to oppose Emanuel if he runs for mayor. It reads:

"I will not support Rahm Emanuel in any future election for Congress, Mayor of Chicago, Governor, or other office. He sold us out on the public option and is a weak Democrat who caves instead of fighting conservatives and corporate power. We won't forget the choices you've made, Rahm."
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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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