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RAHM FUNDRAISING NEARS $30 MILLION

Jan 26, 2015 - Chicago Sun-Times

Early last year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel helped out developer Dan McCaffery by backing McCaffery's controversial plan to transform the former Children's Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park into apartments, condos and stores.

After the Chicago City Council approved the project in April 2014, McCaffery, his wife and an executive with his McCaffery Interests development company contributed $65,900 to the mayor's campaign fund between June 30 and Nov. 24.

Asked whether there was a conne...