10 Questions for Zeke Emanuel

Health-policy wonk Zeke Emanuel on his famous brothers, neighborhood politics and knowing how to fight

Elizabeth Renstrom for TIME

Zeke Emanuel

You're the older brother of Rahm, the mayor of Chicago, and Ari, an extremely successful talent agent. And you're a bioethicist and one of the architects of Obamacare. Isn't writing a book about how great your family is a bit unseemly?
I didn't write a book about how great my family is. There are lots of warts and idiocies and foolishness--a lot to make fun of in the book. I wrote Brothers Emanuel because I had begun jotting down stories for my kids. And then we began getting a lot of questions: What did Mom put in the cereal? Three...

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