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Longtime Obama Aide Departing

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - One of President Barack Obama's longest-serving advisers plans to leave the White House at the end of the month, the ...

Obama Speaks Of Losing An 'Indispensable' Adviser

New York Times | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pete Rouse, President Obama’s “indispensable man” with a low profile and big footprint, is the quirky insider who built the Obama...

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...

Illinois Pols Weigh In On Bill Daley As Chief Of Staff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Illinois politicians joined the chorus of pundits this week, chiming in on whether they think former Commerce Secretary Bill Daley should be Pres...

Jason Linkins

Anonymous Sources Tell Ed Henry That Something Might Happen At The White House At Some Point | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, here's what you need to know about the pending decision on who will fill the role of White House Chief of Staff for the Obama administration: the ...

Howard Fineman

Obama's New Chief Of Staff: The Final Candidates Emerge | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is in what appears to be the final stages of choosing a new White House Chief of Staff from among the following c...

Howard Fineman

The Clinton Crew Takes Over | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The tax-bill fight is revealing a crucial fact about President Obama's new, post-"shellacking" White House: it is increasingly being run...

Rahm Emanuel's Legacy

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The toughness of Rahm Emanuel was always something of a myth embraced by a somewhat unquestioning media who happily mistook bluster and machismo for toughness and strength.

Pete Rouse and the Lies of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The obsessive quality of Palin's to demonize an opponent has repeated itself frequently and consistently in her brief political career, now with the newly named White House Chief of Staff, Pete Rouse.

Friday Talking Points [141] -- Rahm's Exit Contest Winner Announced

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I will begin today's column by drying a tear as we all wish Rahm Emanuel a fond farewell. Actually, I am lying. I am drying no tears for Rahm becaus...

PHOTOS: Twitter Users React To Rahm's Mayoral Ambitions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While to the rest of the world, news of Rahm Emanuel's resignation and mayoral ambitions seems new-ish, Chicagoans have been hammered with nonstop new...

Lucia Graves

Pelosi Endorses Rahm For Mayor | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered a spirited endorsement of Rahm Emanuel on Thursday afternoon, answering "yes" when asked at a Capitol Hill press co...

Pete Rouse, Rahm Emanuel Replacement, To Be Named Chief Of Staff Friday

The New York Times | MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mr. Obama plans to name Pete Rouse, a senior adviser, to replace Mr. Emanuel, two officials confirmed. Mr. Rouse has been at Mr. Obama's side since th...

Obama Advisor Pete Rouse Improperly Claimed Property Tax Deduction

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

There's a surprising result of the work of investigator Joseph Culligan that I reported a few days ago about what appeared to be irregularities in the...

Voter Irregularities for Senior Advisor to President Obama?

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Peter M. Rouse, one of three men listed as 'Senior Advisor' to President Barack Obama apparently voted as absentee in Alaska as recently as the 2008 election in violation of Alaskan election laws

Obama: Agent of Change or Compromiser in Chief

Sandy Maisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Maisel

The President is clearly the agenda setter, but he is not, as President Bush tried to be, "the decider." The verdict on Obama is clearly still out, but the early returns are positive.

Obama's Team Of No-Sleep Workaholics

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After 37 years on Capitol Hill, Pete Rouse, Barack Obama's Senate chief of staff cum White House senior adviser-in-waiting, is known for three things:...

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...

Washington Network Watch: Daschle's (Near) Dozen

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bradley W. Bloch

Daschle alumni constitute their own cluster of critical mass within the Obama network; at least nine senior campaign advisers have ties to the former Senate leader.

Obama Transition Team Named

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has named his entire transition team -- formally organized as the Obama-Biden Transition Project, a 501(c)(4) organization. The work of t...