Court Removes Emanuel From Chicago Mayoral Ballot

Obama's former chief of staff plans to appeal the ruling.

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An Illinois appellate court ruled Monday that former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's name can not appear on the ballot for Chicago mayor because he has not lived in the city a year before the February 22 election. Emanuel, who rented out his Chicago home for the two years he worked for President Obama in Washington D.C., plans to appeal the ruling. Emanuel, a former U.S. congressman, is running to replace Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, who has served since 1989.