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Rahm Emanuel Seen As Prime Obstacle By Progressives

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's liberal backers have a long list of grievances. The Guantanamo Bay prison is still open. Health care hasn't been transformed....

Sam Stein

Conyers Rips Obama, Emanuel For 'Bowing Down' To GOP On Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. John Conyers took a broad swipe at President Obama and his chief of staff on Thursday, accusing them of "bowing down" to "nutty right-wing" healt...

Rahm Emanuel Made $18 Million and Connections In Banking

New York Times | MICHAEL LUO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In late 1998, while Washington was in the throes of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Rahm Emanuel, a departing senior political aide to President Bill Cli...

Obama's Inner Circle (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama's inner circle of advisers who will guide him in the White House represents a mix of longtime political associates from Chicago and well-connect...

Rahm Reaches Out To GOP: Meeting With Leaders Today

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama will continue his efforts to reach across the aisle today, as his designated White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will...

Is Obama Screwing His Base with Rahm Emanuel Selection?

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

It is unclear how serious of a blow Obama's selection of Rahm Emanuel as Chief-of-Staff is to those who hoped that Obama might actually steer the country in a more progressive direction.


Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If Obama has a mandate, how better to shepherd it through? Rahm Emanuel means business -- he keeps his goals in sight and he gets things done. That's the kind of guy needed to handle the fierce urgency of now. I'm sure he does fiercely urgent reeeaaaally well.