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Obama Congratulates Rahm On Victory

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Congratulations have gone out from the White House to Chicago's mayor-elect. President Barack Obama has sent his good wishes to Ra...

Obama Thinks Rahm Should Be Able To Run, Jarrett Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Valerie Jarrett, a Chicago native and one of President Obama's top advisors, appeared on "Good Morning America" Tuesday and said Obama believes Rahm E...

Obama Expected To Announce Rahm Emanuel's Resignation Friday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will make a personnel announcement Friday. It's widely expected to be the departure of ...

Obama: Rahm Emanuel Would Be 'Terrific' Chicago Mayor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says his chief of staff would be a terrific Chicago mayor, but he expects Rahm Emanuel to hold off on decidi...

Axelrod: Rahm Emanuel Has Obama's Approval To Run For Chicago Mayor

ABC News | Ann Compton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House senior advisor and native Chicagoan David Axelrod designed the strategy for no less than six Richard M. Daley campaigns for Windy City may...

Sam Stein

Obama Plugs Staff Into Hill Health Care Debate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the key measures the Obama White House has employed in crafting a comprehensive health care reform package is to ensure that the avenues of com...

Rahm's Rabbi Gives An Interview

The State Journal-Register | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Rahm Emanuel, recently named President-elect Barack Obama's new White House chief of staff, has a reputation as a hard-nosed political operator w...

Rahm Emanuel's Political Pirouettes

John R. MacArthur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. MacArthur

If Emanuel's legendary aggressiveness were put to work in the service of "good government," he might, indeed, do wonderful things. But I somehow doubt that's what Obama has in mind for his friend.