What Crain's found Daley and Emanuel both share,
While each certainly is willing to accept backing from ward bosses and other machine figures—Mr. Emanuel got to Congress with huge precinct help from then-top city water official Donald Tomczak, who later was convicted of federal corruption charges—neither is entirely a machine man. Instead, their main political weapon is money.
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