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Rahm Emanuel Wins Re-Election As Chicago Mayor04:13
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Rahm Emanuel gives the thumbs up during his victory speech after being re-elected Mayor of Chicago at his election night rally April 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel defeated Cook County Commissioner Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia in a run-off election, after Emanuel was unable to get a majority vote in February's general election. (Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
Rahm Emanuel gives the thumbs up during his victory speech after being re-elected Mayor of Chicago at his election night rally April 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel defeated Cook County Commissioner Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia in a run-off election, after Emanuel was unable to get a majority vote in February's general election. (Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
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Rahm Emanuel, the famously abrasive former adviser to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, won Chicago's first runoff mayoral election last night, after a campaign aimed at softening his image.

Now, Emanual must grapple with a $2 billion budget deficit and crime levels that are once again on the rise.

Niala Boodhoo, host of "The Afternoon Shift" on WBEZ in Chicago, discusses the election results and the challenges ahead with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.

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This segment aired on April 8, 2015.

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