Chicago Alderman Ed Burke pays tribute to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley as Daley presides over his final City Council Meeting, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Chicago. Daley, the longest serving mayor in ... more 
Chicago Alderman Ed Burke pays tribute to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley as Daley presides over his final City Council Meeting, Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Chicago. Daley, the longest serving mayor in Chicago history and one of the most powerful mayors in recent American history announced last Fall that he would not seek a seventh term, will be succeeded by Rahm Emanuel, the former White House chief of staff who quit his job in President Barack Obama's administration to return to Chicago to run. Emanuel is scheduled to be sworn in May 16. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By M. Spencer Green
Wed, May 4, 2011 4:55 PM EDT