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(Chicago Sun Times) — Around the country, Rahm Emanuel may be known as the foul-mouthed embodiment of rough-and-tumble Chicago politics.  But for 12 hours Tuesday, he faced grilling by experienced lawyers and amateur activists about whether he’s really a Chicago resident under state law requiring candidates reside in the city for a year before the Feb. 2 election. By the end, he was rubbing his eyes, leaning his head back and asking to use the restroom. “I know you’re used to running the show. But that’s not the case today,” Zakiyyah S. Muhammad, a typically uninhibited activist-objector told Emanuel as she launched into her questions. “Do you feel that you’re above the law?”

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