Former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel added another former title to his resume: former Chicago Mayor contender. An Illinois appellate court found the one-time Chicago resident was just that -- a former resident who lost his status when he pulled up stakes to work in Washington. For Tweeters, it was the perfect day's post.
The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz got the news on the fly
Was just chatting with a former Rahm aide about whether he'll reach 50 pct when news came that court knocked him off ballot. A stunner.
Reporter Dave Weigel cracks a Chicago politics joke
DEVELOPING: Court rules that Rahm Emanuel is not dead, can't vote in Chicago
Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas took issue with the decision
Legal analysis: So, why's Rahm off the ballot?| Not a fan of Rahm, but that was a bullshit decision. http://t.co/JPYChDx
Mediaite's Rachel Sklar had to delay her 15 minutes
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