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Court Kicks Rahm off the Ballot

By on 1.24.11 | 12:05PM

The Chicago Sun-Times reports:

Rahm Emanuel was thrown off the ballot for mayor of Chicago today by an appellate court panel, a stunning blow to the fund-raising leader in the race.

An appellate panel ruled 2-1 that Emanuel did not meet the residency standard to run for mayor.

Emanuel is expected to appeal the decision to the Illinois Supreme Court.

UPDATE: Read the full decision here.

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