ENTERED OFFICE: 1983, defeating incumbent Ivan Rittenberg in a runoff

PREVIOUS LIFE: Lawyer

TOUGH TASK: As Daley’s council floor leader, he had to rally others behind parking meter deal. But he was up to it.

PROSPECTS UNDER RAHM: Favorable. If he can help sell the meters for Daley, imagine what he can do when Rahm starts talking about schools.

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