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The Revolving Door Shouldn't Spin Again for William Daley

Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Blumenthal

Obama once told a meeting of bankers that he was "the only thing standing between you and the pitchforks." Picking Daley sends the message that pitchforks ("normal people") matter less than the uber-wealthy.

Obama And Daley: Allies, Not Intimates

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson and Bob Secter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama won election to the Illinois Senate in 1996 with no help from Richard Daley. The Chicago mayor offered no assistance to Obama in 2000 whe...

Chicago Reporter: Emanuel Will Be Reviled By Dems

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the days following his election, it has become clear that President-elect Barack Obama is bringing a little bit of Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's...

Obama And Daley: "Cordial, Not Close"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The relationship between Barack Obama and Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is getting a closer look since John McCain's campaign released it's "Chicago Mac...