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Mayor Rahm Emanuel: We Have a ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime President’
September 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel -- President Obama's former chief of staff -- spoke on the first night of the Democratic National Convention, giving the crowd his first-hand take on the president's leadership qualities and the highlights of his presidency.
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