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.Return to the City Council guide