Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel launched his campaign for mayor of Chicago with a YouTube video in which he says, "I was born here and my wife Amy and I raised our three children here. I'm glad to be home."
Clearly, the implication was that Emanuel was, if not in his home, then at least in Chicago.
But Emanuel spokeswoman Lori Goldberg confirmed to Politico's Ben Smith that the video "was actually filmed in Washington, D.C., in the offices of AKPD media, the firm founded by David Axelrod."
For a candidate who already had to worry about his Chicago credentials, misleading voters about where his campaign announcement was filmed is not exactly the kind of start he might have hoped for.
You can watch Emanuel's "Glad to be Home" video here:
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