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Countdown to Rahmageddon: Bringing in the Ringer

By aaroncynic in News on Dec 27, 2010 2:00PM

clinton.jpg Rahm Emanuel will bring some big guns from Washington to support his mayoral campaign in January. The Tribune reports that former President Bill Clinton will headline an event that is expected to highlight Emanuel's role in the passing of the 1994 Crime Bill during his tenure as Senior Adviser for Policy and Strategy. The bill put 100,000 more police officers on the streets nationally and has been what some call a “policy template” for Emanuel.