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Spokesman: Bill Daley '100 Percent In' Illinois Governor's Race

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 08.11.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A rare intra-party battle began taking shape Tuesday among big-name Democrats in Illinois, as former White House chief of staff Bill D...

Former White House Chief Of Staff Exploring Gubernatorial Run

AP | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Former White House chief of Staff William Daley says he's forming a committee to explore running for Illinois governor in 2014. The Chicag...

Illinois Treasurer Says He'll Seek GOP Nod For Governor

Posted 06.05.2013 | Chicago

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has officially thrown his hat into the ring for the 2014. The 58-year-old from Pontiac announced Sunday he will ...

Family Drama Adds Intrigue To 2014 Governor's Race

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 07.15.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Politics has long been a family business in Illinois, a place where who you know – and who you're related to – m...

The Gun-Vote Backlash Has Only Just Begun

The New Republic | ALEC MACGILLIS | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

As the Boston area was gripped by the manhunt that followed the Marathon bombings late last week, the opinion pages of the Concord Monitor just up the...

Bill Daley Says He's Considering Running For Governor

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 02.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley said Thursday that he's "seriously" considering a run for Illinois governor in 2014, a mo...

Election Winners and Losers in Illinois

Kyle Hillman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Elections have consequences and none more so than in Illinois. While the obvious places of change (State House & Senate and Congressional races) became clear throughout Tuesday night, the less obvious is becoming clearer everyday after.

Former White House Chief-Of-Staff Hits Romney Over 'Fallacy'

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Probable GOP nominee Mitt Romney's central argument for his candidacy, his experience as a private-sector CEO, was shredded Wednesday by Bill Daley, P...

Former Treasury Counselor Could Move To Goldman Sachs

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business

The revolving door between Wall Street and Washington is about to turn once more. Richard Siewart, onetime counselor to Treasury Secretary Timothy...

The Washington-Wall Street Revolving Door Keeps Spinning

Bill Moyers | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

And so it goes, the revolving door between government service and big money in the private sector spinning so fast it becomes an irresistible force hurling politics and high finance together so completely it's impossible to tell one from the other.

From Wall St. To Washington: Famous Moments In Revolving Door History

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Want to get to Washington? Try going through Wall Street. As a look at any recent presidential administration will show, people move between the two w...

Ben Hallman

Is White House Chief Jack Lew's Banking Background Bad News For Financial Reform? | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

As President Barack Obama's new White House chief of staff, ex-banker Jacob Lew assumes a powerful position at the height of a Washington battle over ...

WATCH: Rahm Says Chief Of Staff Gig Is 'Toughest Job In America'

Posted 01.10.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel weighed in on the departure of White House chief of staff Bill Daley Tuesday, saying the fellow Chicagoan can leave the ...

What Bill Daley's Resignation May Signal for 2012

Keith Koeneman | Posted 03.11.2012 | Chicago
Keith Koeneman

Daley is a pro-business Democrat who struggled to fit in at a White House which had become increasingly populist. The philosophies of the two men, Daley and Obama, had grown too far apart to reconcile.

Obama's New Pick Won Praise From Top Republicans

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced Monday that Jacob "Jack" Lew is replacing Bill Daley as White House Chief of Staff. As the White House's budget di...

So Much for a Quiet Monday Afternoon

Mike Lux | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

I have been wondering when it was coming that Bill Daley would resign. I have known Daley for a quarter century now, and have always liked him personally, but Bill as chief of staff never made sense.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Chief Of Staff Resigning | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a significant shakeup at the White House, President Barack Obama announced Monday that William Daley is resigning as his chief of sta...

Lucia Graves

David Vitter Presses NRC Chairman On Whether He Made A Woman Cry | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) raised eyebrows on Thursday when he questioned Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko about his...

Lucia Graves

Barbara Boxer 'Shocked And Appalled' By NRC 'Witch Hunt' | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Thursday denounced what she referred to as the "witch hunt" and "character assassination" launched a...

White House Weighs In On NRC Dispute

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — A dispute among members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, while increasingly bitter, has not impaired the panel's work or jeopa...

Ryan Grim

White House Rescues Besieged Regulator | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley came out Monday night in support of the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory Jacz...

Suskind's Confidence Men Raises Questions About Obama's Credibility

Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

The higher Barack Obama soars with his populist rhetoric, the more he calls attention to the enormous gap between the promise of hope and change that he campaigned on in 2008 and the actions he has taken as president -- especially regarding the economy.

Sam Stein

White House Staff Shakeup Designed To Improve Relations On The Hill | Sam Stein | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The elevation of senior adviser Pete Rouse into a chief-of-staff like role inside the Obama administration was driven, in large part, by...

White House Chief Of Staff Reportedly Asks Senior Obama Aide To Take On New Role

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

White House chief of staff William M. Daley has asked a senior aide to take on some of his duties, a senior administration official who spoke on condi...

Bill Daley and the Next Race for Governor of Illinois

Keith Koeneman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago
Keith Koeneman

It seems as if Bill Daley has perfected an important basketball skill: the head fake, a misdirection technique designed to keep your opponent off balance.