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Emanuel Q&A: Biggest Lessons, What’s Next and Why He’s Not Running

In his first one-on-one interview with NBC 5 since announcing he won't run for re-election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel grew emotional at times, recounting the highs and lows of the job, why he made the decision not to run and some lessons he learned along the way.

Watch his full interview below:

In a one-on-one interview with NBC 5, Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussed what's next for him now that he won't run for re-election.
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