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Rahm Emanuel Obama

WATCH: Rahm On Zakaria GPS: 'I'm Loving This Job'

Posted 06.12.2012 | Chicago

While for many Chicagoans, Rahm Emanuel wasn't on the radar until he moved back to take the throne in his home-before-D.C., his connection to Presiden...

Rahm Emanuel Disses Sarah Palin

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Former White House chief of staff and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had plenty of partisan jokes for the audience at a dinner for Iowa Democrats in Des M...

THE COUNTDOWN: Unions Get Nasty, Big Names Get Cagey

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As we head in to the penultimate weekend of the Chicago mayoral campaign, polls show a lot of minds made up, and plenty of us still undecided. So, app...

LISTEN: The Rahm Emanuel Opponent Obama Once Endorsed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama had no shortage of praise to lavish on his outgoing Chief of Staff when Rahm Emanuel decided to leave that post and run for Chi...

Rahm Is Going

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Emanuel can leave the White House, then, with considerable pride in his accomplishments.

Dem Insiders Trash Rahm Emanuel, His Effect On White House 'Tone'

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some time in the next few days, Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's chief of staff, looks almost certain to quit his job to pursue his dream of becoming mayo...

Rahm Emanuel The White House Voice Of Reason?

Washington Post | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel is officially a Washington caricature. He's the town's resident leviathan, a bullying, bruising White House chief of staff who is a prime...

Rahm, His Critics, and the American People

Zack Exley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack Exley

The Rahm Administration is failing because it believes that the Obama Campaign's big, inspiring message was in fact hippy BS.

Emanuel: U.S. Is Fed Up With Israel, Palestinians

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel recently told the Israeli consul in Los Angeles that the Obama administration is fed up with both Israel and t...

Rahm Emanuel Meddling To Keep Paterson From Race

The Daily Beast | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

President Barack Obama's amazingly awkward attempt to nudge damaged New York Gov. David Paterson out of the race to keep his job - as chronicled in la...

Sarah Palin's Obama Obsession

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

I've just returned from Alaska, where I conducted interviews and archival research for a book on Palin, and many of those I spoke to in the Last Frontier, from across the political spectrum, noted that Palin was fixated on Obama.

Rahm Emanuel "Most Influential White House Chief Of Staff In A Generation"? | PETER BAKER and JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seven months after moving into his office in the West Wing, Mr. Emanuel is emerging as perhaps the most influential White House chief of staff in a ge...

Rahm Emanuel Warns Liberal Groups To Stop Ads Against Dems

Politico | JONATHAN MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel warned liberal groups this week to stop running ads against Democratic members of Congress. The powerful top ...

Rahm Emanuel Pushing Obama Plans In Gyms, Restaurants

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel starts many mornings with a workout in the U.S. House of Representatives gym. He also lifts weights. The re...

Rahm Leads Weekly 'Inner Circle' Meetings To Craft Obama's Strategy

US News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It happens every Saturday. That's when White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel convenes a special meeting for members of President Obama's inner circl...

Rahm Goes To The Movies, Helps Seizure Victim

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A surprised fellow moviegoer passes on word that Rahm Emanuel took time out Saturday night to see The Wrestler at the E Street Cinema last night with ...

Rahm: Ben Nelson The One Who Held Up Stimulus

The New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel's office, which is no more than a three-second walk from the Oval Office, is as neat as a Marine barracks. On his desk, the files and doc...

Rahm: Obama Lost Control Of Stimulus Debate

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, in an interview with reporters, conceded that President Obama lost control of the stimulus debate by focusing...

Rahm Invites Moderate Republicans To White House For Private Meeting

CQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The president's top aide, Rahm Emanuel, has invited a group of moderate Republicans to a private White House meeting Tuesday amid a Democratic push to...

Rahm Emanuel: "Mr. President... You Can Have Your Water Wings"

Fortune/ CNN Money | Nina Easton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(Washingion D.C) Fortune -- On a wretchedly hot August day outside the Caterpillar tractor plant in Montgomery, Ill., President Bush and the state's c...

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...

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.

Rahm Emanuel and Arab Perceptions

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

The stories that have been circulating about Rahm Emanuel are as reprehensible as the "Barack Obama is a secret Muslim/Manchurian candidate" tale.

Barack Obama: America's First Jewish President!

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

It is impressive to see the number of Jews that Barack (his name means "blessed" in Hebrew as well as in Arabic and Swahili) Obama is already surrounding himself with.

Rahm Emanuel: Knife Fighter, A Look Back

The New York Times | Elisabeth Bumiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The best Rahm Emanuel story is not the one about the decomposing two-and-a-half-foot fish he sent to a pollster who displeased him. It is not about th...