Emanuel on running for president: 'No, never'

September 23, 2011 (CHICAGO)

The mayor will be giving a speech at the biggest Democratic fundraiser before the Iowa caucuses on November 19 in Des Moines. That has fueled speculation he may be laying the groundwork for a run for the presidency in 2016.

When asked about running for president in 2016, Emanuel said: "No, never. Not interested."

The mayor will be supporting his former boss President Barack Obama in his re-election bid with other appearances but says he loves his job at City Hall.

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