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.