SNL's Rahm impersonator to campaign for Rahm

Andy Samberg — a "Saturday Night Live" comedian known for his impersonation of former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel — will headline an event for Emanuel's Chicago mayoral campaign this week. 

Politics Daily's Lynn Sweet reported Tuesday that Samberg will be the main attraction at a $50-per-person fundraiser for Emanuel in the Windy City on Friday.

The event will provide a chance for Samberg to meet the man he profanely portrays on the famous sketch-comedy program. 

Samberg's appearance will follow a busy day of campaigning for Emanuel on Tuesday, when former President Clinton headlines a fundraiser and a public rally for his former deputy chief of staff.

The $5,000-per-person cost to attend the Clinton fundraiser underscores the contrast between the two events. Clinton is also scheduled to headline a lower priced fundraiser, according to Politics Daily.

Multiple polls have shown Emanuel as the front-runner in the Feb. 22 mayoral primary. If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote, a runoff will be held in April.

Below is a video of one of Samberg's Rahm sketches:

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