‘Rahmbo’ goes to bat for Obama, slams Romney

By Abdon M. Pallasch Political Reporter apallasch@suntimes.com November 19, 2011 9:28PM

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers the keynote speech in support of President Obama, at the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered a rousing, and, at times, attack-dog speech in defense of President Obama and against the man Obama expects to be running against, Mitt Romney.